Posts Tagged ‘Religion Tanka’

“Four Mexican priests leave church over celibacy rule” (James Tipton)

Thursday, February 11th, 2010

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………………..It’s getting late.
………………..Do you still intend to go
………………..to Confession or do you
………………..want to make love
………………..one more time?

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Headlines:

“Four Mexican priests leave church over celibacy rule” (Mexico Star)

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Poem by James Tipton (see poet biographies). Read more James Tipton on Haiku News.

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“Equality, a True Soul Food” (Chen-ou Liu)

Friday, February 4th, 2011

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a homeless man
leans against the sidewall
of a church…
the priest and his elders
argue about God’s will

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Headlines:

“Equality, a True Soul Food” (New York Times)

“Faith in a globalized age by Tony Blair” (Toronto Star)

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

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