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Monday, August 19, 2019

Distress

A slight flutter caught my eye, as I passed by, the first time, On my way, somewhere. Not threatening to me, I thought. Passing on return, I took...

End Stop & Frisk

Welcome to Counterpoint: an online column concerning issues you care about from a different perspective: my own. My name is Michael Bekesha. I ran against...

Thoughts In The Night

An unfamiliar sound—sudden awakening, groggy, but alert, That innocent, deeper me takes charge, starts plotting my survival: That me-in-the-genes’ pure will to live, still—always—holding tight to life, Ignores the pain,...

Newly Elected Ward 6 SBOE Rep Describes Goals

I’m a runner. I like the feel of my feet hitting the pavement, working hard to go the distance and the thrill of crossing...

Rationale For Art

Our kids hate us— that we can and they can’t, That we know and they don’t, that we’ve done and they haven’t— Just like we hated our parents and...

Happy 20th Hill Havurah

We were not yet the ten required for a minyan when we first gathered, more than 20 years ago, in a Hill dining room...

Another Kind Of Man

The warrior stretched his steady stride into the valley of despair, Where ruin by the swirling storm provoked him like a baleful stare. Frantic farmers peered from caves...

Casting A Spotlight on the Shadow Representative

Hello DC residents! My name is Erik Metzroth and I am running to be your next US Representative. To be clear, I am NOT...

The View From the South Hall

After the Eastern Market fire, emergency legislation was passed to close the 200 block of 7th Street to accommodate the non-food vendors. This was...

Restoring Democracy in the Nation’s Capitol

A few weeks ago, the country’s voters went to the polls to elect congressional representatives who will come to the Nation’s Capital to represent...