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July 30, 2016

Poem: “Rio gets the Olympics”

in Poetry/Sports
Instead of talking about fears over the Rio Olympics, we visit a poem I wrote full of joy and pride in my gorgeous, trouble-ridden hometown being made host. https://leipglo.com
Rio de Janeiro, host of 2016 Olympics. Public domain photo, Pixabay.

The announcement that Rio de Janeiro would host the 2016 Olympics represented a happier, more hopeful time than the actual games in this difficult period for the city and Brazil – I’d like to remember it here.

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