The Tragedy of the Glass

Glass.jpg Right under the K St NW bridge near the Rock Creek Parkway entry ramp between Foggy Bottom and Georgetown, this large pane of glass sits atop the grass, which has gradually turned brown where the glass blocks rain from watering it but lets the sun dry it out. I can fathom no reason that someone would throw a pane of glass like this off a bridge. It’s unbroken and seems free of major surface flaws. Free window, anyone?

This post appeared in its original form at DC Metblogs

Roving Asian mendicant, can occasionally be seen wandering the streets of downtown Washington, muttering unintelligible gibberish to passers-by while pushing a “bag lady” shopping cart full of old blankets, American flags, soda cans, and healthy secondhand snacks from organic food shop dumpsters. Used to live in a cardboard box at 16th and K but the rent was too expensive.

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