The Breaking Project

CHOOSING RADICAL CHANGE

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by Molly Mac Dougall
Sep 10 2013 - 1:08pm
by Van Le
Sep 2 2013 - 8:03am
On People Watching, Linkai Jiang

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Remember when you were just born? Ok, you probably don’t remember it--and that is exactly how you want to be at the incipient moment of people watching.

A Series of Breaks, Katrina Obieta

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Although I do not have to let the fact that I am a twin dictate my life or who I am, it is important to realize that I am still part of a whole—me and my twin. I can initiate a series of breaks—breaking away from her, breaking free to be my own self—but it only has the paradoxical effect of making us even closer together, a whole.

Learning from Extinctions... and Life, Paul Grobstein

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Why are we so upset by death and other breaks, by losses that produce disruptions of the established pattern of things, when so many other things around us treat them with equanimity, even indifference?

The Role of Smoking Cigarettes in the Education of a Young Jew, Jody Cohen

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She opens the Lucky Strikes and lights one, then another and another,
experimenting with how to do it until suddenly she’s
swaying in the buzzing morning heat.

Breaking My Heart, Julia Lewis

Breaking into the reader’s mind is the beginning of any piece of writing.  It might be as violent as a rock through a window or as subtle as habituation to an alarm clock.  The form of writing that specializes in breaking is poetry.

untitled, Elizabeth Catanese

Contents So Far . . .

Been a Long Time Leaving, Rob Goldberg
Walking Poem, Alice Lesnick and Emma Wipperman
Breaking Down, Samantha Matinez
Untitled, Jessye Cohen-Dan
Hungry Ghosts, Jody Cohen
Truth and Power in Education, Bharath Vallabha
Breaking in Six Degrees, Hallie Garrison