The Breaking Project

CHOOSING RADICAL CHANGE

An Evolving Anthology

 

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by Molly Mac Dougall
Sep 10 2013 - 2:08pm
by Van Le
Sep 2 2013 - 9:03am
untitled, Jessye Cohen-Dan

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re-           

            membering:

 

he tells us, putting back the pieces of something broken, or merely,

            made loose at the seams.

Walking Poem, Alice Lesnick and Emma Wipperman

please I desire none of it but there was nothing else for sale and the money burns a well in my sole i want to walk

How Not to Hassle the Unconscious, Paul Grobstein, Laura Cyckowski, and Alice Lesnick
Breaking Glass, Marsha Rosenzweig Pincus

The process of individuation which one can experience in mid or post mid-life involves the total breakdown of the persona. It cracks and crumbles, no longer able to contain all that is going on in the psyche. And presumably, or so I have read, after the breakdown and fragmentation, one becomes whole.

Brandy Snaps and Battlefields, Clare Mullaney

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What if, like the brandy snap, our own breakages prodded our supple shaping not just to the end of a spoon, but to those around us—those who too are afflicted with burdens birthed of deviation?

Wheels Spinning in the Mud, Xuan-Shi Lim and Alice Lesnick

consciously, step one, then the other foot follows; moving. the past catches up. moving, unconsciously. the restless mind runs, just as the water flows, unceasingly.

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