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Tag Archives: News Poetry

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

News Poetry: A Dream Ends

I drop my tool belt loaded with hammer, nails, tape measure, my family’s picture at Christmas. As I am shuffled to the car images come […]...

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February 14, 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

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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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