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Author : José A. Alcantara

News Poetry: The Last Rhinoceros

I take my daughters to the zoo, to visit Sudan, the northern white rhino, who exists, now, only as a vial of frozen semen. My […]...

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April 3, 2018 Just In, News Poetry, The Mix

News Poetry: On the Declining Value of the Dollar

One hundred, becomes ninety-eight, becomes eighty-two, becomes sixty-one, and so on. A corpse dripping blood is still a corpse. Though if you gather the drippings, […]...

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February 13, 2018 Just In, News Poetry, The Mix

News Poetry: Upon Learning that Butterflies Existed Sixty Million Years Before Flowers

We must now amend our theories of desire, our understanding of what transforms flesh so that it may feed on the nectar hidden deep within […]...

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January 19, 2018 Just In, News Poetry, The Mix

News Poetry: The Eye of the Beholder

The one on the left, with the pink backpack, carrying the C-4, is wearing a headset under that checked yellow scarf, receiving final instructions. The […]...

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January 9, 2018 Just In, News Poetry, The Mix, Uncategorized

News Poetry: Senbazuru

God folds the world along pre-creased lines, pressing one edge against another, before scoring. Sometimes she folds one way, opens, then reverses. That’s how we […]...

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January 3, 2018 Just In, News Poetry, The Mix

News Poetry: “2018: The Year in Review – A Prose Poem”

At Garrison Keillor’s Hague trial for fixing The World Cup, Justice Gorsuch mistakenly referred to George Papadopoulos as “George Pocahontas”. In the ensuing melee, North […]...

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January 2, 2018 Just In, News Poetry, The Mix, Uncategorized

News Poetry: Made in America

You have the right to bear arms to bear poverty to bear discrimination. You have the right to assemble in free-speech zones behind well-marked chain […]...

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December 29, 2017 Just In, News Poetry, The Mix

News Poetry: A Different Sort of Eden

Sometimes a woman, to defend herself, or her cubs, will dress up as a bear, pluck, one by one, the twenty ribs of a man, […]...

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November 14, 2017 Just In, News Poetry, The Mix, Uncategorized

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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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Cash dropped so far in Colorado’s governor race blows away 2010 and 2014 spending records – combined

With one week to go until the primary, spending in Colorado’s 2018 governor’s race has shattered records – even for spending in general elections in […]

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