Posts Tagged ‘Des Moines’

Haiku Trilogy: Racism, Iowa Style

February 3, 2018

“Old Navy asks black – man to buy the jacket he – wore into the store”

“At Old Navy we’re – not prejudiced; we just think – black people steal stuff”

“If you go shopping – while black in Des Moines prepare – to be profiled”

https://www.theroot.com/iowa-man-says-he-was-racially-profiled-by-old-navy-empl-1822622151

Haiku, Tasty Steak

December 13, 2017

“Steak de Burgo: Des – Moines’ tasty reinvention – of the tenderloin”

SIGNATURE DISH: Des Moines’ Iconic Steak

Haiku, Beware The Signs Of Trump

November 3, 2016

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2016/11/03/the-donald-trump-sign-at-the-cop-killer-s-house.html

“Trump struck a deadly – chord in Iowa’s racist – gun nut cop killer”

Haiku, Kerouac Missed This One

July 29, 2016

Police: Drunk Mom Took Toddler to Bar, Punched Child and Officer

“The prettiest girls – in the world live in Des Moines – or maybe they don’t”

Newest RDG Principals

July 14, 2016

http://www.rdgusa.com/emails/announcements/Stockholders_2.htm

Props to the newest Principals at RDG, one of Des Moines best companies

Haiku, Git Yer Nerd On

May 10, 2016

http://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/entertainment/2016/05/09/wizard-world-comic-con-returns-des-moines/83502678/

“Come on Des Moines, dress – up, let your hair down, ’cause the – Comic Con’s in town”

Haiku, Des Moines Made BilTs Rock

April 8, 2016

http://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/entertainment/music/2016/04/06/ryan-adams-losing-his-mind-over-dm-made-guitar/82337874/

“The guitar frontier – BilT boldly goes where no Les – Paul has gone before”

Haiku, How Melva And Mario Transformed Des Moines

January 22, 2016

“Cities are living – organisms; not just maps – to be corrected”

Future Ready Cities; Des Moines #20

January 4, 2016

http://www.futurereadyeconomies.dell.com/ranking-americas-most-future-ready-cities/?mpcs=bypass&dgc=sm&cid=sqz&lid=n7xyw62&ven1=n7xyw62&ACD=12309218103137640&VEN3=674302686759137756

Future ready cities need to collaborate in order to compete with the rest of the world; Des Moines has an archaic system of 17 local governments that are feudal, unsustainable and competitive with each other; these must be consolidated if Des Moines expects to compete globally

Who Knew?

October 25, 2014

http://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/news/local/des-moines/2014/10/24/wonder-words-festival-des-moines-authors/17759541/

Apparently Des Moines is a City of Literature; I wonder why Bill Bryson left?