Found Poem—And Now the News on May 29, 2008

Instant Karma:
China bans Sharon Stone films

Charity aid workers
raping abusing children

Man hanged 87 years ago
in Australia—pardoned

Hundreds of New Testaments
torched in Israel

China evacuates
160,000 over quake

Ex-Press Secretary thinks
(are you serious)
he told lies for Bush

Foreign Adoptions halted
due to baby stealing

and

Only 210 Shopping days left
until Christmas

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10 Responses to Found Poem—And Now the News on May 29, 2008

  1. kimtblogger says:

    certainly makes you wonder about the state of the world – a really like the juxtaposition with the Christmas count down!

  2. Sumedh says:

    An unexpected hammer ending to the piece; like the cherry on top of the cake of human preoccupations!

  3. johemmant says:

    Chilling……..really chillling. And very well done, from idea to execution.

  4. Scot says:

    kim
    thanks kim–it is a sad state

  5. Scot says:

    sumedh
    thank you–most don’t notice I think

  6. lissa says:

    chilling yes, but so clever and unique. a current event poem — i don’t see too many of these.

  7. scot says:

    lissa
    not much used but fun if a good ending is part of it

  8. So it’s not just me; the world is in a pretty screwed up place right now.

  9. Scot says:

    absolutely a fact

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