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Tuesday, April 7, 2020

On Expulsion

Intent is irrelevant as to whether a violation was committed, but it’s entirely relevant in considering discipline, and here we have a pattern of...

Fall Musing

Our fall has come I feel its shroud Pervade the early morning, while nature’s tears, Which once meant life, are drumming down in mourning. And on the ground in humble brown The branches’...

Please, Please Remember Me

One tear is what I ask of you— one tear from you for me… And when that tear is on your cheek, I’ll fill your memory. I’m smiling there, inside...

Sarah, Or Was Her Name, Christine?

Sarah, or was her name, Christine? I know I loved her in the park Although I never knew her name. We passed and smiled, as on a lark, Our...

DC Democracy is Up to the Courts

We live in a time when the President and the Congress are almost constantly at loggerheads, each accusing the other of acting unconstitutionally. The...

Concrete Steps to Improve Public Safety

Ward 6 Residents: Over the past week and a half, I’ve met with neighbors in Shaw, Southwest, H Street, and Capitol Hill to talk about...

Cloudburst

There is no sun—clouds swoop towards the earth threatening rain. Flowers of every hue of you smile up from growing, As though expecting love. The cloudburst strikes And whether for life or...

Lesser Dreams

And then there’s beauty, standardized, We think, to some illusive But generally agreed to average, So needed— necessary— For our confident place in group. What, then, for those, as I, Who’s smile reflects less clearly? Who will take our hands— say love to...

Past Destiny

Nature could have been more kind, but she was average…at her best; Destined to live a lonely life, to hear cruel comments made in jest. But, then again,...

Early In The Morning

Early in the morning suddenly I’m here— My thought is not quite clear, But it’s fresh and new and full of you… We must have been together in a dream. I can’t...
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