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News Poetry:

News Poetry: Dropping Mice

This morning I’ll drop a mouse into the poem as suggested by Billy Collins and I will characterize a serpent as suggested by somebody else. […]...

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May 16, 2018 Just In, News Poetry, The Mix, Uncategorized

News Poetry: Cinco de Mayo

Mexican flags floating in an abyss of urban pollution. Corona beer gushing onto calles like Noah’s flood taquitos de barbacoa musica del rancho folklorico para […]...

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May 5, 2018 Just In, News Poetry, The Mix

News Poetry: Make Shift

—on viewing a photograph by Hamza Al-Ajweh/AFP Loveland Reporter-Herald, February 24, 2018   I thought it was a sculpture in progress, clay, a commission, this […]...

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

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: Small Town

They moved in far to the edge of things Kept to themselves Nobody heard the screams The scratchings on the safety glass A neighbor saw […]...

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March 30, 2018 Just In, News Poetry, The Mix

News Poetry: A call to arms

Recess becomes a drill, the schoolyard a parade ground and the squad— thirty first graders in raggedy formation, their uniforms not uniformly neat. The sergeant […]...

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March 27, 2018 Just In, News Poetry, The Mix

News Poetry: Seventeen lines for Parkland

After seventeen Comes eighteen And the students Feel the strength Of their years, Armed with ballots Not bullets. Greedy geriatrics Will be free To golf […]...

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March 23, 2018 Just In, News Poetry, The Mix

News Poetry: Missing at the Table

In a time of national crisis, what our country really needs is a good poem. —Herbert Hoover   This is the time when we must […]...

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

News Poetry: Waking Dry

I woke up this morning with a dry throat & words of a poem about a dead river rattling around in the bones of my […]...

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March 8, 2018 Just In, News Poetry, The Mix, Uncategorized

News Poetry: The Good Negro

Editor’s Note:  Dr. Gregory Diggs wrote this poem in April 2015 when  nationwide Black Lives Matter protests were occurring following the death of Freddie Gray who […]...

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March 2, 2018 Just In, News Poetry, The Mix

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Indy Editor Susan Greene on surviving Colorado’s news apocalypse

Journalism in Colorado is under siege. And headlines keep coming about censorship, layoffs and protests in local newsrooms. Join Colorado Independent Editor Susan Greene at the […]

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Carbon monoxide leak at Aloft Hotel sent 18 people to hospital

Eighteen people were given emergency treatment Tuesday after a carbon monoxide leak at the Aloft Hotel near Denver International Airport. Aurora Fire Rescue evacuated the […]

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