Posts Tagged ‘United Nations’

“U.N. questions if Iran has other nuclear sites” (Paul Smith)

Friday, December 4th, 2009

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………………..first site inspection
………………..uncovering more cause
………………..for insecurity

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Headlines:

“U.N. questions if Iran has other nuclear sites” (Washington Post)

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This poem was submitted by Paul Smith (see poet biographies). Read more Paul Smith on Haiku News.

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“Turkey’s Erdogan Says Minaret Ban is Sign of Fascism” (Chen-ou Liu)

Monday, December 7th, 2009

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turquoise minarets rising to the western sky

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Headlines:

“Swiss Minaret Ban Reflects Fear of Islam, Not Real Problems” (Der Spiegel)

“Germany Would Also Have Voted to Ban Minarets” (Der Spiegel)

“Turkey’s Erdogan Says Minaret Ban is Sign of Fascism” (Der Spiegel)

“UN calls Swiss minaret ban discriminatory” (Toronto Star)

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Poem by Chen-ou Liu (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“All eyes on Copenhagen” (Laryalee Fraser)

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2009

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climate change—
his small hands cradle
grandma’s snowglobe

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Headlines:

“All eyes on Copenhagen” (The Daily Star)

“Climate change conference agenda” (United Nations)

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Poem by Laryalee Fraser (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“UN Uncovers Possible Genocide in Congo” (Robert Moyer)

Friday, October 29th, 2010

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Grandad’s workshop
he shows me how to hit
a nail on the head

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Headlines:

“UN Uncovers Possible Genocide in Congo” (New York Times)

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Poem by Robert Moyer (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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