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How birds represent a poetic glimpse of life in Denver

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

Denver's new mayor starts July 17 and will face issues of affordability, homelessness and livability. These are topics Colorado Matters host Ryan Warner talked about with poet Suzi Q. Smith, who’s written recently about Denver’s birds – and what they may say about us and who Denver is truly for. They spoke at KBUT during the Mountain Words Literary Festival in May.