Posts Tagged ‘Recession Haiku’

“Toyota Announces Closure of Plant in California” (Dick Whyte)

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2009

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………………..a camellia falls
………………..her father’s eyes the day they
………………..closed the plant

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Headlines:

“Toyoto Announces Closure of Manufacturing Plant” (World Socialist News)

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Poem by Dick Whyte (see editor biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Recession Deepens” (Dick Whyte)

Monday, September 21st, 2009

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………………..economic recession—\
………………..the sparrows dine on
………………..cherry blossoms
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Headlines:

“Recession Deepens in New Zealand” (World Socialist News)

“Education Minister Again Defends Night Class Cuts” (Guide 2: NZ Politics)

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Poem by Dick Whyte (see editor biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Politics needs poetry – so hooray for Herman Van Rompuy” (Dick Whyte)

Saturday, December 26th, 2009

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………………..haiku
………………..in the news
………………..again
………………..scattering seeds for
………………..next years harvest

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Headlines:

“Politics needs poetry – so hooray for Herman Van Rompuy” (Guardian)

“Wilco Launches Haiku Contest” (Paste Magazine)

“Can Haiku Help the Economy?” (MSN News)

“Consumers find Zen in recession through haiku” (Miami Herald)

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Poem by Dick Whyte (see editor biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Stockton, California Is Foreclosureville, USA, Has One Of The Worst Foreclosure Rates In The United Sates” (Michael Henry Lee)

Friday, February 26th, 2010

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buyer’s market
the realtor kept insisting—
till the bitter end

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Headlines:

“Stockton, California Is Foreclosureville, USA, Has One Of The Worst Foreclosure Rates In The United Sates” (Huffington Post)

Foreclosureville, USA Homepage

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Poem by Michael Henry Lee (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“As Greek Drama Plays Out, Where Is Europe?” (Neal Whitman)

Friday, April 30th, 2010

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goat song
played on a flogera…
stillness

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Headlines:

“As Greek Drama Plays Out, Where Is Europe?” (New York Times)

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NOTE: A flogera is a Greek flute.

Poem by Neal Whitman (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Ontario to launch $1 million blitz to explain soaring energy costs” (Chen-ou Liu)

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011

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recession…
another million spent
explaining policies

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Headlines:

“Ontario Liberals wrestle with policy plans amid fiscal realities” (Toronto Star)

“Ontario to launch $1 million blitz to explain soaring energy costs” (Toronto Star)

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Poem by Chen-ou Liu (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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