Author : Elizabeth Oxley

News Poetry: Bird in the Hand

  They’ll tell you a gun in the hand is worth ten kids in a classroom, teacher guarding the door. Here he comes, killer. Something […]...

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February 26, 2018 Just In, News Poetry, The Mix

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 Poetry, 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 Poetry, 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 Poetry, The Mix

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7/11/18 Fighting Fake News with News Literacy

News Literacy Project event: Concerned about online misinformation? The lack of news literacy? You can make a difference by participating in this free workshop! After […]

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The Home Front: In Colorado, woman jailed for charging a phone. Critics say police ‘penalize the homeless’

“Gaya Jenkins missed her bus. She was headed to Denver, to receive treatment for cancer, but now she would have to catch a later ride,” […]

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