Author Archives: Izel Maras

Meiji Period and Japanese Modernization clashes Bushido

I was lying sick on my bed this friday night and I was contemplating how to get up and reach to my water bottle with intense feelings of self-pity… Dirty bottle, Stands there everyday, Never felt further. -troubles uploading the image , … Continue reading

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Here and Now

no poem this week. The Narrow Road to the Deep North  was particularly impressive because of Basho’s simple yet incredibly expressive way of describing his simple feelings and interactions with the nature.  Still having Saikaku’s A Women Who Loved Love and  the … Continue reading

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Hedonism

Posting on HEDONISM; I was biking from West Hall to Carm for breakfast.. A familiar path not straight wriggly tire mark In the beginning of Saikaku’s characters story of downfall, she says “ “I began to feel strangely restless”. This … 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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Week 3- Dogs/Sticks/Houses

This weekend of the snow blizzard, I was studying in the lounge of West Hall, in front of a window looking to the Academic Quad and listening an old playlist when the chorus of a new song started playing.. wind … Continue reading

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