Monthly Archives: February 2013

Sea Waves

I was walking downhill through President’s Lawn one day when I felt I saw glistening sea waves that turned out to be reflections from the melting ice that covered the lawn.  Sea waves Glistening – On President’s Lawn This week … Continue reading

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Snowed-in at the Loj

I went to New Hampshire with a couple of my friends this weekend and enjoyed the snow illuminated by the lights of our cozy cabin. Snow dances through pools of light– The fire crackles Drifting away from the here-and-now and … Continue reading

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Hedonism

By Julia Russell Waiting for the bus in Medford Square on a very cold Friday afternoon.   A forgotten receipt, carried by wind down the sidewalk.   The principles of increasingly formalized Buddhism lost daily prominence and self-indulgence reigned as … Continue reading

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Hedonism, mono no aware

Chilling with a friend on Capen street at night, when it was snowing. Snow falling- Smoke rising- Inhale The main focus this week was Hedonism, which I found very interesting. Personally, I find the ideas make total sense. I’d like … Continue reading

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The Hedonistic Life

Walking on Saturday night in Jamaica Plains after a night of drunken drama ( my attempt at a hedonistic life), feeling tired of the snow and the city that makes it (and sometimes me) so ugly.   The whiteness of … Continue reading

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Paper Lanterns by Kaveh Veyssi

I was walking up the library steps on Saturday night when I witnessed paper lanterns with beautiful calligraphy on them being lit and released into the sky. The writing on paper lanterns Fades from view As they ascend. The idea … Continue reading

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Nothingness

I was trying to roll a film in the 35 square inch fully light proof room in the photo dark room for my photography class.. Darkness alone many other behind the door still very far In this class’ discussion of … Continue reading

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Striving for Nothingness – Chris Navarro

I was walking home from the store Monday night when I took a moment to stand and observe the puddles on the floor. Cars passing by A cool night’s breeze Light reflections on water             … Continue reading

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The Order of Here-And-Now

By Nina Watts Nothing this week.   I found this week’s discussion of “the order of here-and-now” to be very interesting. The concept helped me better understand the idea of form. I think form is a kind of “counterbalance” to … Continue reading

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Gray day

Yesterday evening it was starting to get dark and looked like it was about to rain.  I noticed that the sky was a little bit unevenly colored in one spot. A white line on gray sky Perhaps a plane’s trail … Continue reading

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