Posts Tagged ‘Sonam Chhoki’

Vol. 1 No. 33: Steve Cottingham, Angie Werren, Sonam Chhoki, Chen-ou Liu, Aditya Bahl

Monday, August 27th, 2012

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“Syrian regime hits back in Damascus as ill-equipped rebels struggle” (read more)

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endless war
these dragonflies
and birds

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Poem by Steven Cottingham. Read more by this poet.

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“More Victorian companies go bust” (read more)

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abandoned lot
somewhere there are birds
like these

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Poem by Angie Werren. Read more by this poet.

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“Syria massacre: On the ground in Qubair” (read more)

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flies crawl and mate
on our television screen
in Qubair
a close-up of some one’s brain
splattered on the wall

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Poem by Sonam Chhoki. Read more by this poet.

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“Japan to restart second reactor amid faultline concerns” (read more)

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a trace of blood
on the “nukes are safe” banner
shifting shadows

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Poem by Chen-ou Liu. Read more by this poet.

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“India power cut hits millions, among world’s worst outages” (read more)

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power failure…
the stars shine
brighter

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Poem by Aditya Bahl. Read more by this poet.

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Vol. 1 No. 37: Laryalee Fraser, Nu Quang, Ramesh Amand, Sonam Chhoki, Kath Abela Wilson

Monday, September 24th, 2012

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“Poor monsoon rains hit millions of Indian farmers” (read more)

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cloud watch—
the inner weight
of grey

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Poem by Laryalee Fraser. Read more by this poet.

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“Toll court shows little mercy to Highway 520 drivers” (read more)

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toll bridge . . .
the 99% carries
more weight

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Poem by Nu Quang. Read more by this poet.

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“Stiglitz’s plea for compassionate capitalism” (read more)

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autumn—
listening deep
to my inner voice

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Poem by Ramesh Anand. Read more by this poet.

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“Bhutan’s Wangdue Phodrang temple to be rebuilt after fire” (read more)

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it stood on the spur
for over three hundred years
today…
in smoke and ashes we scour
for sacred relics of our past

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Poem by Sonam Chhoki. Read more by this poet.

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“Hundreds of dead birds on I-95 in Laurel” (read more)

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above
the rush hour crawl
a gliding hawk

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Poem by Kath Abela Wilson. Read more by this poet.

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Vol. 1 No. 47: Bill Kenney, Sonam Chhoki, Ted van Zutphen, Alan Summers, Laurence Stacey

Monday, December 3rd, 2012

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“U.S. election: Harper warns of fallout in Canada from U.S. fiscal crisis” (read more)

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election day
old friends argue
about the weather

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Poem by Bill Kenney. Read more by this poet. This poem was submitted on the day of the American elections, but we have not had space to run it until now.

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“Tibetan Farmer Is Eighth Protester To Self-Immolate This Month” (read more)

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‘Compassion,’ he urged
when they blew up monasteries
‘Compassion?’ we ask
as more Tibetans self-immolate
in their occupied land

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Poem by Sonam Chhoki. Read more by this poet.

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“Drones: The West’s New Terror Campaign” (read more)

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sunday prayer…
the soaring eagle eyes
another mouse

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Poem by Ted van Zutphen. Read more by this poet.

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“Luna Park: still searching for the truth” (read more)

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long grass nights star systems in the Big Dipper

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Poem by Alan Summers. Read more by this poet.

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“A Quiet Campaign of Violence Against American Muslims” (read more)

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Halloween
the children go
as Muslims

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Poem by Laurence Stacey. Read more by this poet.

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Vol. 2 No. 5: Sonam Chhoki, Michael Henry Lee, Rita Odeh, Kala Ramesh, Carla Shepard Sims

Monday, January 28th, 2013

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“India mourns Delhi rape victim with candlelit vigils” (read more)

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Dehli rape—
a crow struggles to perch
on the swaying oak

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Poem by Sonam Chhoki. Read more by this poet.

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“Is global drought really getting worse?” (read more)

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climate change—
another sweater goes
to Goodwill

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Poem  by Michael Henry Lee. Read more by this poet.

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“Abbas rejects Israel’s refugee ‘trick’” (read more)

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a fly stuck
in the spider’s web—
refugee tent

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Poem by Rita Odeh. Read more by this poet.

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“The Super Bowl of sibling rivalry” (read more)

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she points out
the difference in our age
sibling rivalry

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Poem by Kala Ramesh. Read more by this poet.

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“Parents want answers about daughter’s coma” (read more)

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daylily
after months in a coma
she smiles… briefly

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Poem by Carla Shepard Sims. Read more by this poet.

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Vol. 2 No. 8: Sonam Chhoki, Laryalee Fraser, Rita Odeh, Janet Lynn Davis, Alicia Hilton

Monday, February 18th, 2013

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“Indian women pushed into hysterectomies” (read more)

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stolen wombs—
the wind brings only dust
to the village well

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Poem by Sonam Chhoki. Read more by this poet.

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“Venice palm trees are dying” (read more)

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arctic chill—
I too, have caused
a flower’s death

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Poem by Laryalee Fraser. Read more by this poet.

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“Syria rebels capture oil field and military base” (read more)

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distant gunfire—
the flying geese
get louder

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Poem by Rita Odeh. Read more by this poet.

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“Good Riddance, 2012: An Open Letter to One of the Worst Years Yet” (read more)

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New Year’s Day:
I finally sweep up
the dead bug

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Poem by Janet Lynn Davis. Read more by this poet.

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“HSIA in risk, due to the high-rise buildings” (read more)

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new high-rise:
the burrowing owl
digs its own grave

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Poem by Alicia Hilton. Read more by this poet.

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