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Invitation To Dance

The playful leaves dance across the streets organized by the rising winds. No two take the same steps  before their final rest. No two touch or dance the...

Opinion: Students Need (Safe) Sports

As the start of the school year approaches, there has been a lot of focus on whether students should go back to school and...

Coronavirus:  Let’s Come Together, by Staying Apart

Rarely in life are we encouraged to be selfish – let alone told this selfish deed is actually an altruistic act. But now, with...

Challenging The Gods

I'm proud to the point of vanity for Man—      for what we, humanity, have achieved. "Pride goeth before destruction," we are warned.      So be it!...

The Anonymous Poet

The anonymous poet prefers anonymity— no distraction(s) from the poems. He asks that you read, just once… And again, only if those words resonate. If the words pique, that’s why poetry. Writing...

What We Are

I can’t reconcile what we are with what we are. We can love with incredible passion and hate with searing intensity. We idolize and brutalize our children and sacrifice...

Open Letter to Mayor Bowser: Reopen Churches

June 11, 2020   Madame Mayor Muriel E. Bowser 1350 Pennsylvania Ave, NW Washington, DC  20004   Dear Madame Mayor Bowser: Thank you for your tremendous effort and carefulness in directing...

What is Initiative 81?

When I proposed Initiative 81, I was motivated by a personal crisis. Entheogenic plants and fungi had helped me overcome crippling postpartum depression. By...

It’s Time to Stop Fighting Safer Streets

In the wake of yet another dire warning on climate change from global scientists, it is jarring to be caught up in debates about...

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...
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