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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 poems, The Mix, Uncategorized

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: “resolution”

resolution: I have one now that the killings are within city blocks of me blood spilled yards from my kin dawn breaking New Year’s Eve […]...

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January 5, 2018 Just In, news poems, The Mix

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 poems, 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 poems, 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 poems, The Mix

News Poetry: “Belle Turnbull: Colorado’s Unsung Master”

Long-versed as we’ve been, deep-footed in pioneer doggerel, blind poet fancies & sing-song sentimentalities — those Victorian staples of mining camp news- papers in post-statehood […]...

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

News Poetry: Puerto Rico, Preamble for an Elegy

Seems blue tarp ____is the new shade this season, ____and light comes battery and generator driven. What the wind stripped ____was patina of paradise and […]...

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December 19, 2017 Just In, news poems, The Mix, Uncategorized

News Poetry: (Survivors)

Language is like eating ice cream, with a fork.  I apologize to another person for forgetting their birthday  and wonder if it’s possible to forget […]...

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December 14, 2017 Just In, news poems, The Mix, Uncategorized

News Poetry: Hating Hillary

My sister starts a story she heard       from a wealthy Miami restaurateur                 leans close this is […]...

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December 13, 2017 Just In, news poems, The Mix, Uncategorized

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Colorado governor’s race: Battle to the ballot begins

Colorado voters are primed for the governor’s race of a generation. With more than a dozen Democratic and Republican hopefuls crisscrossing the state and jockeying […]

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