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News Poetry: Wildfire Blues

The sun rises prison orange as if it feels Oregon and Montana blaze from its perch one astronomical unit away, but only our thin slip […]...

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September 20, 2017 Just In, news poems, The Mix

News Poetry: The way they held each other

The way they held each other   in rows of cots and mattresses on the floor of cavernous arenas, the way an old man rested […]...

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September 5, 2017 Just In, news poems, The Mix

News Poetry: Come Back, Carl Sagan

Come Back, Carl Sagan We need your words more than ever tell your cosmic wisdom to the haters with whom lovers share earth’s common ground […]...

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August 31, 2017 Just In, news poems, The Mix, Uncategorized

News Poetry: “Hegemony”

children are dying from the simplest things too much cold not enough water being a girl riding a bus to school the sun rises in […]...

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August 29, 2017 Just In, news poems, The Mix

News Poetry: Charlottesville, Part II

TOP DOWN HATE By Karen Douglass Outrage is rage turned inside out. Our melting pot burns torches instead of candles in the dark. Unmasked killers […]...

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August 24, 2017 Just In, news poems, The Mix

News Poetry: Charlottesville Poems, Part I

After Syria, After Charlottesville By Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer And there, on the to do list, somewhere beneath “post office” and above “pay the bills” is […]...

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August 22, 2017 Just In, news poems, The Mix

News Poetry: “Where’s the Middle Class?”

Gears of the Industrial Revolution ground to a halt, rusted, replaced by tiny, shiny chips. No need for heft and brawn in the Digital Age. […]...

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August 15, 2017 Just In, news poems, The Mix

News Poetry: @OurCaesarHeadofState

Ah Mentula His head is small His hands reflect the slight It’s not his head of orange I mean ________________________ This is a tweet poem […]...

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

News Poetry: “Even the Good Guys Have Blood on their Hands”

One • has • to wonder • if even • amid • the dangerous embarrassment • of a show- boat • bully • as POTUS […]...

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August 8, 2017 Just In, news poems, The Mix, Uncategorized

News Poetry: “A Rose for Paris”

–for humanity A rose for Paris, yes, left in the balcony or on a small table at the corner cafe. A rose for for Aurora, […]...

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July 30, 2017 Just In, news poems, The Mix

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An evening with Clarence Moses-EL

ATTENTION news junkies, civil libertarians, and anyone familiar with the twisted case against Clarence Moses-EL, who spent 28 years behind bars on a wrongful conviction: […]

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Denver East High principal Andy Mendelsberg out after investigation into cheerleading scandal

The principal of Denver’s biggest high school has retired after an investigation into how school district officials handled complaints about the actions of the school’s […]

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