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
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.

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.

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.” 

4-Panel Image Sequence, Elizabeth Catanese

It's about finding a whole and releasing a hole. Breaking happens first.

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.

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?

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