Posts Tagged ‘Workers’ Rights’

“Workers Struggles” (Dick Whyte)

Saturday, September 5th, 2009

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………………..cold snap…
………………..she watches her
………………..co-worker
………………..and (ex?) friend
………………..cross the picket-line
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Headlines:

“Workers Struggles: Europe and Africa” (World Socialist News)

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Poem by Dick Whyte (see editor biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Labour rights at heart of the vice problem” (James Tipton)

Sunday, January 17th, 2010

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………………..year finally over
………………..the old waitress
………………..walks home alone

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Headlines:

“Labour rights at heart of the vice problem” (Gulf Daily News)

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Poem by James Tipton (see poet biographies). Read more James Tipton on Haiku News.

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Vol. 2 No. 14: Jenny Ward Angyal, Manu Kant, Robert D. Wilson, Johnny Baranski

Monday, April 8th, 2013

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“Endangered Sumatran tiger dies at Indonesia’s largest zoo” (read more)

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caged tigers
marking territory—
they too
believe the world
belongs to them

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Poem by Jenny Ward Angyal. Read more by this poet. First published in Atlas Poetica 11 (March 2012).

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“Train cleaners vote for strike action on day of England and Wales rugby clash” (read more)

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sweepers cleaning
day in, day out
I am reminded of Sisyphus

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Poem by Manu Kant. Read more by this poet.

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“A Veteran’s Assessment of the Iraq War” (read more)

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morning walk…
i look for snipers
in a world
lit by candles
always burning

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Poem by Robert D. Wilson. Read more by this poet.

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“Guantanamo Bay prison ‘must close’ – UN rights chief” (read more)

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icy cold even in summer the walls of the prison

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Poem by Johnny Baranski. Read more by this poet.

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Vol. 3 No. 17: Laurence Stacey & Robert D. Wilson

Monday, October 13th, 2014

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“British public wrongly believe rich pay most in tax, new research shows” (read more)

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new ways
of taxing the poor,
snow moon

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Poem by Laurence Stacey. Read more by this poet. First published in Modern Haiku (Autumn, 2014).

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“National’s economic strategy attack workers’ rights” (read more)

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sundown . . .
worker ants side-step
the stars

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Poem by Robert D. Wilson. Read more by this poet.

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