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Youth Poetry Team Obliterates Mayor ‘Wreck-It Rahm’ In Viral YouTube Video

Mayor Emanuel’s loudest opponent isn’t a local politician or the Chicago Teacher Union’s Karen Lewis. That honor goes to the teens in the slam poetry group TEAM Englewood, whose latest poem verbally eviscerates the Mayor.

03/14/2014

Thanks, Meghan Rock, for submitting this! (Credit: Meghan Rock / octopodadventures.com)

Poem The News: End Of Times… Stop Smiling

Poem the News — Poetry about the news?! Are you MAD?! POETRY AND THE NEWS DON’T GO TOGETHER. You’re crazy! Yes, reader, yes I am. I am crazy. Read these poems. The submit your own.

03/22/2013

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Poem The News: Jesus At The Bar & Hot Coffee In The Face

Poem the News — Poetry about the news?! Are you MAD?! POETRY AND THE NEWS DON’T GO TOGETHER. You’re crazy! Yes, reader, yes I am. I am crazy. Read these poems. The submit your own.

03/15/2013

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Poem The News: Justin Bieber’s Birthday Cookie Cake Of Doom

Poem the News — Poetry about the news?! Are you MAD?! POETRY AND THE NEWS DON’T GO TOGETHER. You’re crazy! Yes, reader, yes I am. I am crazy. Read these poems. The submit your own.

03/08/2013

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Poem The News: Stalking Children On Facebook

This weeks Poem the News covers a vast array of news articles about mothers, exotic dancers, facebook and more!

02/22/2013

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Poem The News: Bully Condor Pole Dances At The Library

Poem the News is exactly what it sounds like: reader-submitted poems based on CBS news stories. Submit your own?

02/15/2013

That's right kids, chicks dig pizza guys. The only thing that could make Papa John cooler is Spider-Man. But come on! Spider-Man would never hang out with a pizza guy... (Credit: Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Poem The News: Stealing Bad Pizza & Drunk Moonwalking

This week, readers wrote poems about the news article “Reluctant Thief With Hungry Family Gets Pizza.”

02/01/2013

Admittedly, I edited this photo to more resemble the beat of my heart... (Top Gun Poster Credit: Simpson/Bruckheimer/Paramount Pictures; Anthony Edwards Face Credit: Newsmakers)

Poem The News: Goose Has Bieber Fever

This week, readers wrote poems about the news articles “Did Justin Bieber Really Beat Up His Bodyguard?“ and “‘Top Gun’ In IMAX 3D Coming This February.”

01/25/2013

I'd let Channing Tatum handcuff me. I'd even let Jonah Whats-his-face handcuff me. (Credit: Michael Buckner/Getty Images for SXSW)

Poem The News: Chivalry Is Dead

This week, readers wrote poems about the news article “Man Gets 10-Year Sentence For Handcuffing Himself To Female Taco Bell Co-Worker In Hope Of Getting A Date.”

01/18/2013

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Poem The News: Drunk Driving, Facebook & Emoticons

This week, readers wrote poems about the news article “Ore. Teen Charged After ‘Drivin Drunk’ Facebook Post On New Year’s Eve.” Find out what next week’s poems will be about and how to submit your own…

01/11/2013

Listen, I’m not trying to imply President Bush or President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva of Brazil have driven a golf cart while intoxicated — they haven’t. There just weren’t a lot of golf cart photos for me to choose from. (Credit: Ron Sachs-Pool/Getty Images)

Poem The News: The Drunk Golfer

This week, readers wrote poems about the news article ‘Police: Drunk Man Tries To Drive Golf Cart From Angels Camp To Citrus Heights.’ Find out what next week’s poems will be about and how to submit your own…

01/04/2013

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Former Wilmette Woman’s Poem On Eating Disorders Inspires Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga called her an inspiration – a woman who grew up in Wilmette and posted a poem about her struggle with eating disorders on YouTube.

CBS Chicago–09/28/2012