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Navigating the 5 Stages of a Quarter Life Crisis

Washington, DC attracts ambitious twentysomethings and thirtysomethings by the thousands. In fact, Millennials account for almost 25% of DC’s population growth in the last decade. What draws them to DC? 470 more words

Ambition

Like A Boomerang

The anger comes back on me. Like a boomerang.
Throw it at someone else. It comes back, smashes my face.
All brave and pricipled in my head. 127 more words

Poetry

Heirloom

Democracy is Dead.

Long Live Democracy!

Streams Of Thought...

Knock-Off Crackers

Cheap, knock off crackers, the night is here.
That you’ll stay with me, not at all clear.
The store will be closed forever soon.
I wish I was the ruler and regent of the moon. 93 more words

Poetry

COLATERAL DAMAGE

‘When are you coming to MY house?’ The need

for everything to stay the same as far

as it can be, is in his face and voice. 112 more words

Poetry

La fuerza católica

This is the second part of the “Three Baptisms” series. Click here for Part 1.

“I baptize you in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit,” the priest said as he poured water over my head from a scoop shaped like a seashell. 698 more words

Personal

The Last Real Man in St. Louis

The street was barely moving,
A shining sheet of rain,
And whale’s spray from the rush
In a greater hurry than I-
Needled my windshield relentlessly, 147 more words

Poetry