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June 5, 2023: A poetic hot take as Denver elects a new mayor

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Denver poet and activist Suzi Q. Smith at KBUT studios on May 26, 2023.

Poet and activist Suzi Q. Smith votes. But she says that is the very least she can do to influence her beloved, and changing, city. As Denver elects its next mayor, Smith reflects on growth, affordability, and who Denver truly is for. She sat down with senior host Ryan Warner at KBUT during the Mountain Words Literary Festival.