Posts Tagged ‘Syrian War’

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. 35: Alan Summers, Kala Ramesh, Chen-ou Liu, Pravat Kumar Padhy, Jimmy the Peach

Monday, September 10th, 2012

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“‘Ame no Namae’: New words for monster rains” (read more)

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the names of rain
a blackbird’s subsong
into dusk

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Poem by Alan Summers. Read more by this poet.

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“419 scam uses Pravin Gordhan’s name” (read more)

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CONGRATULATIONS
you’ve won $5,000,000.00USD:
I count the zeros

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Poem by Kala Ramesh. Read more by this poet.

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“Syria’s Assad urges army to step up fight; UN says regime using warplanes” (read more)

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Damascus sky
a chandelier glitters
in the debris

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

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“Mars Rover’s “Crazy” Landing, Step by Step” (read more)

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beyond the horizon
a migratory bird
busy in nesting

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Poem by Pravat Kumar Padhy. Read more by this poet.

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“Goose Migration Marks Seasonal Changes” (read more)

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geese are gone…
a different kind of silence
from the pond

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

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Vol. 2 No. 1: Laurence Stacey, Manu Kant, Rita Odeh, Angie Werren

Monday, December 31st, 2012

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“Same Sex Weddings Planned After Midnight” (read more)

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orgasm
the cricket also
hits a high note

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Poem by Laurence Stacey. Read more by this poet.

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“Home The Homeless” (read more)

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even for a beggar—
his hands
the most useful

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Poem by Manu Kant. Read more by this poet.

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“Syria’s 22-month war shows no signs of stopping in new year” (read more)

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war talk—
from the living room,
that white sun

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Poem by Rita Odeh. Read more by this poet.

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“‘Negotiated democracy’ the likely way to go in Trans Nzoia” (read more)

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new moon
I still don’t know
which way to go

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Poem by Angie Werren. Read more by this poet.

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Vol. 2 No. 25: Laurence Stacey & Jenny Ward Angyal

Thursday, August 1st, 2013

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“Mass Anti-Neoliberal Protests in Turkey Brutally Repressed” (read more)

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protest morning
shoulder to shoulder…
the sparrows

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Poem by Laurence Stacey. Read more by this poet.

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“Syrian war reaches explosive stage” (read more)

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war—
the children’s
red crayons
worn down
to nothing

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Poem by Jenny Ward Angyal. Read more by this poet. First published in Ribbons (Winter, 2012).

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Vol. 2 No. 35: Laurence Stacey & Sheila Windsor

Saturday, November 30th, 2013

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“West blind to war horror” (read more)

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in the heat
of impending war. . .
autumn snail

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Poem by Laurence Stacey. Read more by this poet.

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“Syria: My Journey Into A Nightmare” (read more)

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talk of war. . .
even the crows
fall silent

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Poem by Sheila Windsor. Read more by this poet.

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