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News Poetry: A Day at the Library (and no, I don’t mean Amazon)

It could be any day, but let’s say it’s Sunday. A little before one. The line outside the door forms like a queue at the […]...

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August 10, 2018 Just In, News Poetry, The Mix

News Poetry: Paving Meadowlarks

A reporter stands knee deep in swirling prairie while wind bullies the mic. Pushing hair from her face, she tells viewers about plans to develop […]...

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August 6, 2018 Just In, News Poetry, The Mix, Uncategorized

News Poetry: Three Bars of Summer 2018

Three Bars of Summer 2018 Karen Betstadt I. Hard brown coating constrains the running of cold white cream. I study the brown rectangle. choose a […]...

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July 24, 2018 Just In, News Poetry, The Mix, Uncategorized

News Poetry: Waxing

Everyone’s cranky. The bees are cross though they don’t know the president, though they take a dim view of outsiders to their hives, though they […]...

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July 11, 2018 Just In, News Poetry, The Mix

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

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Digital Media, Digital Citizens: A Community Conversation with Seth Geiger

The Colorado Media Project is committed to sharing new, inspiring ideas about the future of news that are timely and relevant to our Colorado community. Join us […]

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In Colorado, Democrats see a strong money haul as GOP relies on super PACs

Call Wednesday’s filing deadline the calm-before-the-general-election storm — the first time candidates and campaigns had to show the public their books since the June 26 […]

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