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
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.

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.

How Not to Hassle the Unconscious, Paul Grobstein, Laura Cyckowski, and Alice Lesnick
I Break A Lot, Wil Franklin

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... after a life of breaking with old ways, old friends and relationships, with home, with roots, with dreams, what does one become?  What does one fall back on? What is my shape, my color, my default?

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?

Learning from the Past of Fear, Ivana Evans

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As a child, I hungered for power and influence, like I suppose many of the children in my impoverished hometown.  I heard of children attempting to obtain such power through stealing and killing.  But I knew that wasn’t the type of power I wanted.

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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