Posts Tagged ‘Terry O’Connor’

“Dust Storm Blankets Sydney as Drought Bites” (Terry O’Connor)

Saturday, October 3rd, 2009

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Sydney’s red dawn
what is the taste
of another world dying?

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Headlines:

“Dust Storm Blankets Sydney as Drought Bites” (Yahoo News)

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Poem by Terry O’Connor. Read more by this poet.

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“3 Charged With Beating Homeless Man” (Terry O’Connor)

Friday, October 16th, 2009

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autumn mist
in the beggar’s hand—
his empty stare

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Headlines:

“3 Charged With Beating Homeless Man” (Chicago Tribune)

“Suspect, 29, Charged With Beating of Homeless Man” (The Baltimore Sun)

“Homeless Man Critical After Beating” (The Desert Sun)

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Poem by Terry O’Connor. Read more by this poet. First published in Heron’s Nest.

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“A 35,000 Year Old Queen Caused a Rift Between Germany and Egypt” (Terry O’Connor)

Friday, November 6th, 2009

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twilight…
an egret’s silhouette
between worlds

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Headlines:

“A 35,000 Year Old Queen Caused a Rift Between Germany and Egypt” (NY Times)

“Egypt and Germany Fight over Nefertiti” (Spiegel International)

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Poem by Terry O’Connor. Read more by this poet.

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“Children taught not to stamp on insects and to respect worms” (Terry O’Connor)

Saturday, November 21st, 2009

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rushing for the train
. . . usually I’d take care
to avoid a snail

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Headlines:

“Children taught not to stamp on insects and to respect worms” (Telegraph UK)

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Poem by Terry O’Connor. Read more by this poet.

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Vol. 1 No. 15: Rita Odeh, Bruno Coelho, Terry O’Connor, Aditya Bahl, Claire Everett

Monday, April 23rd, 2012

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“Iraq militia stone youths to death for “emo” style” (read more)

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stoned to death…
the seagull’s cry
lingers

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Poem by Rita Odeh. Read more by this poet.

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“10 Unbelievably Shitty Things America Does to Homeless People” (read more)

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rainy night—
the moon shines
somewhere else

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Poem by Bruno Coelho. Read more by this poet.

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“North Korean Prison Camp Escapee Tells of Horrors, Worries About Those Left Behind” (read more)

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escape . . .
the grey heron
dripping twilight

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Poem by Terry O’Connor. Read more by this poet. ..

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“Fears Greece may need more loans” (read more)

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wishing well—
i ask her
to lend me a coin

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Poem by Aditya Bahl. Read more by this poet.

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“The worst case for war with Iran” (read more)

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spring moon
moving closer
to a war

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Poem by Claire Everett. Read more by this poet.

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Vol. 1 No. 18: Kala Ramesh, Claire Everett, Terry O’Connor, Nu Quang, Michael Henry Lee

Monday, May 14th, 2012

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“Lost boy finds mother using Google Earth after 25 years” (read more)

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crossing river boulders
………the moon becomes whole again

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Poem by Kala Ramesh. Read more by this poet.

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“What price our roads?” (read more)

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road tax…
the further I’ll walk
in Basho’s footsteps

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Poem by Claire Everett. Read more by this poet.

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“A Universe Without Purpose” (read more)

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dandelion puff…
I try to grasp
an expanding universe

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Poem by Terry O’Connor. Read more by this poet.

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“Young, old gather in Seattle to urge an end to violence” (read more)

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gun culture—
budding daffodils wither
in dry mud

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Poem by Nu Quang. Read more by this poet.

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“Next Great Depression? MIT study predicting ‘global economic collapse’ by 2030 still on track” (read more)

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blue moon—
the luxury
of bread and water

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

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