Posts Tagged ‘Syria’

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. 34: Dick Whyte & Rita Odeh

Saturday, November 23rd, 2013

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“Roastbusters, rape culture and the problem of criminality” (read more)

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first cicada,
into the darkness
more darkness

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Poem by Dick Whyte. Read more by this poet.

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“U.S., Russia fail to agree Syria peace talks date” (read more)

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troop carrier—
a child starts counting:
one two three

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Poem by Rita Odeh. Read more by this poet

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Vol. 3 No. 13: Brent Goodman

Monday, September 15th, 2014

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“Google Earth spurs discovery of a ‘new’ chameleon species” (read more)

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Google Earth
everywhere I search
another river

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Poem by Brent Goodman. Read more by this poet.

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“Snowden: NSA was behind 2012 internet blackout in Syria” (read more)

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crossing the river
steam from the paper mill
erases the sky

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Poem by Brent Goodman. Read more by this poet.

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Vol. 3 No. 16: Rita Odeh

Monday, October 6th, 2014

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“US cities’ crackdown on homeless people is close to ethnic cleansing” (read more)

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that full moon—
a coin falls into
the beggar’s palm

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Poem by Rita Odeh. Read more by this poet.

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“Teaching photography to children in Lebanon’s refugee camps” (read more)

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         Camp—
 she asks her father
“What is a refugee?”

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Poem by Rita Odeh. Read more by this poet.

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“Action needed over sexual abuse risks in refugee camps” (read more)

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wild horses
behind the border’s
barbed wire

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Poem by Rita Odeh. Read more by this poet.

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