Author : Elizabeth Oxley

News Poetry: Sparrows

I sip tea while men declare war in my living room. They raise fists on evening news, set a flag alight. It burns, small country, […]...

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January 8, 2018 Just In, news poems, The Mix

News Poetry: Bedtime Story for Denver

Once again upon too many times, a girl was stolen from her family and delivered to men. They leered, breathed fire down her neck, nodded […]...

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November 21, 2017 Just In, news poems, The Mix

News Poetry: Poetry Lesson after the Las Vegas Shooting

Do not write the word heart. Like every overused word, its meaning has bled out, the way snowflake, repeated, dissolves into sound. And thoughts becomes […]...

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October 10, 2017 Just In, news poems, The Mix


Support The Indy at the Denver Press Club with guest bartender Dick Lamm!

Former Colorado Gov. Richard Lamm will return to the Denver Press Club as a guest bartender next Tuesday, Jan. 9 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 […]

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PHOTOS: A Marade in which boots spoke the loudest

Coloradans have been marching in memory of Martin Luther King, Jr., for 35 years now. Some “Marades” have been headier than others. Like in 1992 […]

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