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Today we introduce Hannah Neprash of districtlimerick.com, who will write regularly on D.C. news and politics—in limerick form.

Election week left some aghast
From last year, the difference was vast
A bell-weather? nope
Creigh Deeds had no hope
Before the first ballot was cast

The hearing for marriage rights raged
The witnesses—they got engaged
To make Council swoon
Could be a real boon
Who cares if it felt a bit staged

One couple created; one mourned
When death came to two who were horned
She overexerted
And life, it deserted
If you are an oryx, be warned

Cate took a brief break from Desire
To shop at the Target empire
Lord knows after shows
Her feet need repose
An ottoman, she did admire

This story still has me distracted
Because of how Allen reacted
The guy’s old as dirt
But still brings the hurt
Click here for the fight reenacted

We all think commuting’s a bitch
Made nothing but worse by the glitch
From phones and PAs
To online displays
The Metro has hit quite a hitch

This lim’rick has come to a close
And now you are doomed to read prose
But have no concern
The rhymes will return
To dole out more witty low-blows