• Issue of
  • Oct 23-29, 2003
  • Vol. 11, No. 43
  • Bad poetry


  • Suckers!
  • Cover Story
  • Suckers!

    The Indys second annual Bad Poetry Contest even worse than last year!
  • Local News
  • Water wars

    Proposal revives prospect of battles across the Continental Divide


  • Letters

    Readers of the Independent talk back to the editor
  • Livelong Days
  • Livelong Days

    What's happening this week in the big city-- highlights from our listings.
  • Public Eye
  • Eating their own

    What sort of person would actually submit -- for public tax-paid consumption -- such angry and cynical claims as these:
  • Outsider

    Dying of thirst
  • Politics and poetry
  • IQ
  • Politics and poetry

    The subjects in current mass media frenzy -- Kobe Bryant, Rush Limbaugh and the World Series -- fuse together like a really bad poem (see page 18). People, it seems, would rather talk about a movie star winning office in California than looking at the politician in their own back yard.

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  • Film
  • Movie Picks

    Our reviewers' recommendations for films showing on Colorado Springs area screens.


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