bg

news poems:

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, […]...

> read more

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

News Poetry: Me Too

Me Too If you want to know         rage rags on women         like menstrual blues Sit down here and I’ll […]...

> read more

October 27, 2017 Just In, news poems, The Mix, Uncategorized

News Poetry: The Judas Horse

The Judas Horse In the forgotten acres of the American west, sun-splashed, alkaline places, stone-strewn and arid, there are pockets of wild horses living on […]...

> read more

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

News Poetry: Of Diesels and Subterfuge

Of Diesels and Subterfuge Ordinary Tuesday, meaning evil & good are pulling on different ends of the same serpent. I am hardly bothered by their […]...

> read more

October 13, 2017 Just In, news poems, 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 […]...

> read more

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

News Poetry: Dear Congress

Dear Congress I never want to write another poem titled: again So I’m sending you a pen I never want to hear the cries the […]...

> read more

October 6, 2017 Just In, news poems, The Mix

News Poetry: Undocumented?

Every day wear sturdy shoes in case you need to run. Pack a small bag, keep it light and close. Sew money into the lining […]...

> read more

October 4, 2017 Just In, news poems, The Mix

News Poetry: A Tour of the Denver Basin

A Tour of the Denver Basin for Dr. Bob Raynolds 1. At the brick quarry near Parker, Paleosol rises to the surface: Ancient soil. Ocher […]...

> read more

September 27, 2017 Just In, news poems, The Mix

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 […]...

> read more

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 […]...

> read more

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

Just In

scroll
Read More

EVENTS

img
Double your donation to our nonprofit, public interest newsroom!

The Colorado Independent is happy to announce our participation in the News Match 2017 fundraising campaign. This is your chance to double your tax-deductible donation to our […]

Read More

TWITTER

THE BLOGS

img
The Home Front: Longmont coughs up $200,000 for ‘warrantless police dog searches’ at a subsidized apartment

“Longmont on Tuesday announced that it has agreed to pay $210,000 to four tenants of The Suites and their ACLU attorneys as part of a […]

Read More