Posts Tagged ‘Stella Pierides’

Vol. 1 No. 23: Laryalee Fraser, Dick Whyte, Stella Pierides, Michael Henry Lee

Monday, June 18th, 2012

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“Tholpavakoothu: Fading away into the shadows” (read more)

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pond willow
shadows weaving
shadows

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Poem by Laryalee Fraser. Read more by this poet.

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“Budget ‘fails to recognise impact of inequality’” (read more)

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budget reforms
the wind
colder now

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Poem by Dick Whyte. Read more by this poet.

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“Remember How Important It Is Not to Forget” (read more)

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did you miss
my name in three languages?
forget-me-nots

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Poem by Stella Pierides. Read more by this poet.

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“Carroll Shelby dies at 89; cult classic car designer” (read more)

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last turn
of the last lap—
distant thunder

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

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Vol. 1 No. 27: Angie Werren, Robert D. Wilson, Stella Pierides, Ernesto P. Santiago, Laurence Stacey

Monday, July 16th, 2012

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“Rupee shortages and food prices” (read more)

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price check
my crow’s feet
deepen

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Poem by Angie Werren. Read more by this poet.

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“Troops need more help with PTSD, panel says” (read more)

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red moon . . .
sharing my walk
with a dragon

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Poem by Robert D. Wilson. Read more by this poet.

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“What summer…? Storms batter Britain and will last for at least another week” (read more)

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global warming…
the river claims
its dues

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Poem by Stella Pierides. Read more by this poet.

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“Spain’s San Fermin Festival” (read more)

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of men and bulls
the impatience
of death

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Poem by Ernesto P. Santiago. Read more by this poet.

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“Marriages up, divorces too” (read more)

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our marriage
or what’s left of it…
fireflies

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Poem by Laurence Stacey. Read more by this poet.

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Vol. 1 No. 32: Stella Pierides, Jane Williams, Arvinder Kaur, Hansha Teki, Brett Peruzzi

Monday, August 20th, 2012

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“Angry youths, gold diggers and ant tribes enter the Chinese dictionary” (read more)

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ant lines
resolving to get
a compass

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Poem by Stella Pierides. Read more by this poet.

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“Bulgaria releases computer-generated image of bus bomber” (read more)

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suicide bomber
the computer generates
a human face

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Poem by Jane Williams. Read more by this poet.

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“Assam burns as ethnic violence spreads” (read more)

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relief camp—
my dream house smoulders
in the next street

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Poem by Arvinder Kaur. Read more by this poet.

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“Probe of shooting suspect James Holmes intensifies” (read more)

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shooting spree—
blame-seekers cock fingers
at each other

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Poem by Hansha Teki. Read more by this poet.

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“America’s Dying Cities” (read more)

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ordering a latte
in a dying city
“we don’t make those anymore”

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Poem by Brett Peruzzi. Read more by this poet.

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Vol. 1 No. 36: Stella Pierides, Sandip Sital Chauhan, Manu Kant, Aditya Bahl, Armando H. Corbelle

Monday, September 17th, 2012

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“Only Two Cosmic Disasters Are Certain” (read more)

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sunset
the water-lily
still warm

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Poem by Stella Pierides. Read more by this poet.

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“Why I Left India (Again)” (read more)

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migrating birds…
a grain of wheat clings
to my suitcase

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Poem by Sandip Sital Chauhan. Read more by this poet.

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“General lives on in Russian consciousness” (read more)

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in my father’s library
a complete set of Stalin’s works—
summer rains

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Poem by Manu Kant. Read more by this poet.

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“Chhattisgarh encounter genuine, says Chidambaram” (read more)

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morning clouds…
he pulls a shroud over
her dead body

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Poem by Aditya Bahl. Read more by this poet.

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“Burning-monk photographer Malcolm Browne dies” (read more)

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saffron robe
saffron too
the flames

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Poem by Armando H. Corbelle. Read more by this poet.

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Vol. 1 No. 43: Laurence Stacey, Paul David Mena, Jimmy The Peach, Janet Lynn Davis, Stella Pierides

Monday, November 5th, 2012

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“The Election Is Tomorrow, and Americans Still Don’t Understand Obamacare” (read more)

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her illness
beyond our care
winter birds

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Poem by Laurence Stacey. Read more by this poet.

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“The Permanent Militarization of America” (read more)

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fresh snow
my Marine son signs up
for another four years

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Poem by Paul David Mena. Read more by this poet.

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“No rest for the wicked” (read more)

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may day
every poem is
political

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Poem by Jimmy the Peach. Read more by this poet.

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“Colleges offer veterans classes to ease transition” (read more)

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my eyes scan
the wall of heroes
at Walmart—
why should I expect
to understand bravery?

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

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“Teen spirit: What’s it really like to be a teenager?” (read more)

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eating rhubarb
faster than it grows
young love

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Poem by Stella Pierides. Read more by this poet.

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Vol. 2 No. 2: Aditya Bahl, Michael Henry Lee, S.M. Abeles, Stella Pierides, Kath Abela Wilson

Monday, January 7th, 2013

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“Perfectly Spaced Nipples Required In Chinese College Beauty Contest” (read more)

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Spenser’s Alexandrines…
measuring the distance
between her nipples

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Poem by Aditya Bahl. Read more by this poet.

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“‘Impossible’ Stars Found in Super-Close Orbital Dances” (read more)

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dancing
beneath the stars
ever closer

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

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“Metal thieves steal children’s playground slide” (read more)

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at the playground
the children all become
crime scene artists

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Poem by S.M. Abeles. Read more by this poet.

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“Banking scandal: our whole society has been warped by the City” (read more)

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City of Gold
the world according
to Machiavelli

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Poem by Stella Pierides. Read more by this poet.

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“Max Pelofske, Gay Minnesota Man, Allegedly Attacked At Party For Being Gay” (read more)

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naked and bleeding
her boy
out of the closet

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

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Vol. 2 No. 16: Susan Constable, Stella Pierides, Rita Odeh. Claire Everett

Monday, May 6th, 2013

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“The Cypriot Financial Crisis Explained” (read more)

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a single bill
from the bank machine…
spring frost

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Poem by Susan Constable. Read more by this poet.

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“Cremation reveals WWII veteran’s shrapnel in leg” (read more)

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whistling through deserted streets shrapnel

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Poem by Stella Pierides. Read more by this poet.

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“Palestinian refugees from Syria struggle for recognition in Egypt” (read more)

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deepening dusk—
tearfully, he counts
the tents

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Poem by Rita Odeh. Read more by this poet.

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“Spain Halloween stampede kills three in Madrid” (read more)

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hunter’s moon . . .
the final flicker
of the pumpkin’s smile

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Poem by Claire Everett. Read more by this poet.

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Vol. 2 No. 20: Sandip Sital Chauhan & Stella Pierides

Thursday, June 6th, 2013

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“Immigrant-bashers occupy land stolen from Mexico” (read more)

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crossing the border
with her only child . . .
ice pellets

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Poem by Sandip Sital Chauhan. Read more by this poet.

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“Poachers kill four rhino in Zimbabwe” (read more)

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poacher’s moon
a crocus knows how
to wait

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Poem by Stella Pierides. Read more by this poet.

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Vol. 2 No. 22: Jenny Ward Angyal & Stella Pierides

Wednesday, June 19th, 2013

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“Boy’s death highlights anger some Yemenis feel over U.S. drone strikes” (read more)

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the news
of death enters
softly
the women speak
of childbirth

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Poem by Jenny Ward Angyal. Read more by this poet. First published in Red Lights (June 2, 2012).

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“Cold threat to butterflies at Letterkenny attraction” (read more)

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lavender moon the weight of a butterfly

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Poem by Stella Pierides. Read more by this poet. First published by Blue Print Review.

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Vol. 2 No. 33: Laurence Stacey & Stella Pierides

Friday, November 15th, 2013

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“Don’t Believe in Divorce? Why It Doesn’t Matter” (read more)

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after divorce
the spaces between
stars

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Poem by Laurence Stacey. Read more by this poet.

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“Drought Devastates Epukiro Farmers” (read more)

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autumn loneliness
the farmer makes a wife
for his scarecrow

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Poem by Stella Pierides. Read more by this poet.

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