CHOOSING RADICAL CHANGE

An Evolving Anthology

 

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Latest Breaking

by Molly Mac Dougall
Sep 10 2013 - 2:08pm
by Van Le
Sep 2 2013 - 9:03am
untitled, Elizabeth Catanese
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.

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?

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

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.

Unfortunately, breaking a stigma is not that easy. One friend that I told about my ASD told me I was lying. She argued with me, telling me that she knew I was joking and that there was no way I could possibly be Autistic, that I was far too “normal.” 

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
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