Posts Tagged ‘Syrian Rebels’

Vol. 1 No. 25: Rita Odeh, Donall Dempsey, Nu Quang, Angie Werren

Monday, July 2nd, 2012

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“Expecting cease-fire to fail, Syrian rebels train for urban civil war” (read more)

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expected war—
shutting my eyes, I see
the sparrow’s song

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Poem by Rita Odeh. Read more by this poet.

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“Farmers benefit from soaring prices of rapeseed oil” (read more)

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rape
painting the mountain
yellow

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Poem by Donall Dempsey. Read more by this poet.

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“Gingrich ends campaign; no outright endorsement for Romney” (read more)

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ebb tide
praying for a full moon…
the next cycle

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Poem by Nu Quang. Read more by this poet.

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“One in ten Britons now have pet fish” (read more)

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fish bowl—
all the things
we don’t see

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Poem by Angie Werren. Read more by this poet.

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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. 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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