Posts Tagged ‘South Africa’

“Illegal Miners Target Children” (Sara P. Dias)

Thursday, October 15th, 2009

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kids play hide
and seek at gunpoint
precious gold

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Headlines:

“Illegal Miners Target Children” (Times Live)

“South Africa Vows to Clamp Down on Illegal Miners” (Reuters)

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Poem by Sara P. Dias (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Whale Burning Draws Crowds” (Dick Whyte)

Tuesday, November 10th, 2009

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………………..Cape Town
………………..in spring
………………..the scent of flame lilies
………………..mixed with
………………..charred whale flesh
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Headlines:

“Whale Burning Draws Crowds” (Reuters)

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

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