Posts Tagged ‘Senryu’

“Cold weather: winter is chilliest ‘in many people’s memory’” (James Tipton)

Thursday, February 4th, 2010

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………………..black miniskirt
………………..at five below zero
………………..her priorities are clear

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Headlines:

“Cold weather: winter is chilliest ‘in many people’s memory’” (Christian Science Monitor)

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Poem by James Tipton (see poet biographies). First published in Modern Haiku (Feb, 1997). Read more James Tipton on Haiku News.

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“Officials work to get wider missing-child alerts” (Laurence Stacey)

Sunday, February 7th, 2010

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………………..overcast on every poster the same child

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Headlines:

“Officials work to get wider missing-child alerts” (WTOL11)

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Poem by Laurence Stacey (see editor biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Study Finds That Papers Lead in Providing New Information” (Robert Moyer)

Monday, February 15th, 2010

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morning coffee
checking my horoscope
TODAY

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Headlines:

“Study Finds That Papers Lead in Providing New Information” (New York Times)

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Poem by Robert Moyer (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“The Return of the Militia” (Robert Moyer)

Friday, February 19th, 2010

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toy department
the little boy points a gun
at his mom

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Headlines:

“The Disease is Hate” (Southern Poverty Law Center)

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Poem by Robert Moyer (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Goodbye swine flu! Epidemic seems to be over” (Diane Mayr)

Wednesday, February 24th, 2010

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breakfast cafe
he goes back
to ordering bacon

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Headlines:

“Goodbye swine flu! Epidemic seems to be over” (MSNBC)

“US Swine Flu Epidemic Shows Signs of Being Over” (New York Times)

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Poem by Diane Mayr (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Teazers boss fuming as stripper seeks new life” (Laurence Stacey)

Thursday, February 25th, 2010

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………………..party over
………………..the stripper tells me
………………..her real name

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Headlines:

“Teazers boss fuming as stripper seeks new life” (Tonight)

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Poem by Laurence Stacey (see editor biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Strong Second Night for Olympics Viewing” (Bill Waters)

Saturday, February 27th, 2010

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………………..record Olympic ratings—
………………..viewers go for gold
………………..in the couch-potato

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Headlines:

“Strong Second Night for Olympics Viewing” (Washington Post)

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Poem by Bill Waters (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Muslim woman presses French panel for burqa ban” (Robert Moyer)

Saturday, March 6th, 2010

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bakery shopper
underneath her burqa
eyes and Reeboks

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Headlines:

“Muslim woman presses French panel for burqa ban” (AOL News)

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Poem by Robert Moyer (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Teen sells virginity for $45,000 online” (Dick Whyte)

Sunday, March 7th, 2010

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………………..virgin territory…
………………..the price of education
………………..rises again

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Headlines:

“Teen sells virginity for $45,000 online” (Stuff)

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

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“Barbie’s Next Career: Computer Engineer” (Bill Waters)

Thursday, April 1st, 2010

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………………..even Barbie
………………..must change careers…
………………..economic slump

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Headlines:

“Barbie’s Next Career: Computer Engineer” (New York Times)

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Poem by Bill Waters (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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