Posts Tagged ‘Ted van Zutphen’

Vol. 1 No. 39: Ted van Zutphen, Claire Everett, Angelo Ancheta, Manu Kant, Nu Quang

Monday, October 8th, 2012

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“US Senate Passes Resolution Against Iran’s Nuclear Program” (read more)

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a heron points
its beak to the water…
gathering storm

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Poem by Ted van Zutphen. Read more by this poet.

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“Science advisor says badger cull plan is a ‘crazy scheme’” (read more)

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the span of the moors…
a badger took this path
before me

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Poem by Claire Everett. Read more by this poet.

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“Great Recession’s plunge in incomes persists in Central Florida” (read more)

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moon rise…
I count the unsold
black plums

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Poem by Angelo Ancheta. Read more by this poet.

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“Right to life, freedom of speech, liberty, equality are meaningless to poor” (read more)

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smoking during his break—
I wonder how this man
became a beggar

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Poem by Manu Kant. Read more by this poet.

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“11,000 Evacuated as Colorado Fire Grows” (read more)

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wildfire
burning and burning
when we try
to live in peace
nature leaves a mark

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Poem by Nu Quang. Read more by this poet.

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Vol. 1 No. 42: Annette Makino, Ted van Zutphen, Ramesh Anand, Gillena Cox, Steven Cottingham

Monday, October 29th, 2012

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“Denial Is Slipping Away as War Arrives in Damascus” (read more)

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machine gun fire
she stirs more honey
into her tea

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Poem by Annette Makino. Read more by this poet.

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“Mitt Romney, President Obama chasing swing-state Latinos as Election Day nears” (read more)

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swing state…
i kill a mosquito
proactively

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Poem by Ted van Zutphen. Read more by this poet.

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“Kota Belud’s granary set to re-energise paddy cultivation in Sabah” (read more)

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paddy field—
the stream carrying
clouds

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Poem by Ramesh Anand. Read more by this poet.

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“Performance Workshop for Trinidad and Tobago golfers” (read more)

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deepening heat—
the distance between
mountain and cloud

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Poem by Gillena Cox. Read more by this poet.

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“Prisoners to launch legal action on voting rights” (read more)

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in a dark corner
of my cell
a cricket’s song

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Poem by Steven Cottingham. Read more by this poet.

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Vol. 1 No. 47: Bill Kenney, Sonam Chhoki, Ted van Zutphen, Alan Summers, Laurence Stacey

Monday, December 3rd, 2012

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“U.S. election: Harper warns of fallout in Canada from U.S. fiscal crisis” (read more)

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election day
old friends argue
about the weather

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Poem by Bill Kenney. Read more by this poet. This poem was submitted on the day of the American elections, but we have not had space to run it until now.

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“Tibetan Farmer Is Eighth Protester To Self-Immolate This Month” (read more)

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‘Compassion,’ he urged
when they blew up monasteries
‘Compassion?’ we ask
as more Tibetans self-immolate
in their occupied land

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Poem by Sonam Chhoki. Read more by this poet.

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“Drones: The West’s New Terror Campaign” (read more)

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sunday prayer…
the soaring eagle eyes
another mouse

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Poem by Ted van Zutphen. Read more by this poet.

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“Luna Park: still searching for the truth” (read more)

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long grass nights star systems in the Big Dipper

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Poem by Alan Summers. Read more by this poet.

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“A Quiet Campaign of Violence Against American Muslims” (read more)

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Halloween
the children go
as Muslims

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Poem by Laurence Stacey. Read more by this poet.

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Vol. 1 No. 48: Sheila Windsor, Dick Whyte, Ted van Zutphen, Gillena Cox, Laurence Stacey

Monday, December 10th, 2012

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“Lady Gaga thanks Medvedev for not supporting anti-gay law” (read more)

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waning moon…
an ache where the barmaid’s
smile was

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Poem by Sheila Windsor. Read more by this poet.

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“Teachers’ strikes would inspire us all” (read more)

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redundant…
her first edition of Marx
on TradeMe

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Poem by Dick Whyte. Read more by this poet.

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“CNN takes money from foreign dictators to run flattering news stories about them” (read more)

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second dawn…
the cuckoo discards
a warbler’s eggs

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Poem by Ted van Zutphen. Read more by this poet.

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“Gaza ceasefire: will it hold?” (read more)

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thanksgiving
in the West, cease fire
in Gaza

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Poem by Gillena Cox. Read more by this poet.

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“Hurricane Sandy approaches New York City as homeless remain outside” (read more)

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storm passed
the spider also rebuilds
its life

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Poem by Laurence Stacey. Read more by this poet.

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Vol. 2 No. 26: Ted van Zutphen & Stella Pierdes

Thursday, August 8th, 2013

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“Lawyer hits back at PM’s attack” (read more)

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twilight moon…
two frogs croaking
mirrors

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Poem by Ted van Zutphen. Read more by this poet.

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“Madison committee considering homeless bill of rights” (read more)

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raining stars
how the begging tin
sounds

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Poem by Stella Pierides. Read more by this poet. First published in Presence (December, 2012).

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