Posts Tagged ‘Tragedy’

“Homeless good Samaritan left to die on NYC street” (Michael Henry Lee)

Sunday, June 20th, 2010

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in Queens
apparently the only good Samaritan
is a dead one

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Headlines:

“Homeless good Samaritan left to die on NYC street” (Yahoo News)

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Poem by Michael Henry Lee (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet

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“Tears, silence in NZ mining town” (Dick Whyte)

Thursday, November 25th, 2010

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collapsed mine
the pub falls
silent

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Headlines:

“Tears, silence in NZ mining town” (Straits Times)

“Pike River: World rescue experts shocked at scale of tragedy” (NZ Herald)

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Poem by Dick Whyte (see editor biographies). Read more by this poet. Our deepest sympathies to the families of those that died in the recent mining tragedy.

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