"Judge" Stepanie "Tubbs" Jones

I think this is a fitting video to highlight that Representative Jones was, not only a great representative of the people, but also a person with a good sense of humor to temper the pressures of her celebrated position.

Following the video is an ode to this powerful and gifted woman. She will certainly be missed...

(Caution: the volume is hot!)


They gazed in awe at the black oak tree
standing tall above their many ashen faces.

She smiled upon them with lustrous teeth;
a majestic peace formed of its own will.

In the day she offered them her shade,
in the evenings,
the soothing light of her moon.

The warm curve of her skin embraced them,
spoke with them,
arcing her limbs in benevolent dance.

When the people would fix their eyes upon her
she kindly offered mother, sister, friend
and her grace touched them, as it does now,
in their search for an equally dazzling poem…


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