Category Archives: Week 1: Shell of the Cicada

All of these posts are from week one of the course.

Here and Now

Standing on a dock in Cape Cod after midnight, illuminated only by the moon. Moonlit trees dance in the water silence I welcome the arrival of warmth with an unmatched enthusiasm this year. The beautiful northeast spring is almost here, … Continue reading

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drawing for this week?

know what to draw anyone?

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Hedonism

A year of planning, emails, and meetings finally came to fruition this weekend at the Tufts Hackathon. A thousand moving pieces the floating snowflakes never colliding I failed miserably at being hedonistic this past week. Although I succeeded in not … Continue reading

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Predictable Spontaneity

As I walked out of Danish Pastry House yesterday, I noticed that the snow was in full swing—showering everything in sight. The snow drifts Plentifully; Indifferent to where it lands. I feel like I’ve started to understand a bit more … Continue reading

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Perspective

As I walked down Professors Row feeling distraught after a fight with my friends, I noticed  rain droplets dripping off the trees’ leaves along the snow covered sidewalk. Wet leaves– once frozen in snow now dripping endlessly I’m not sure … Continue reading

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Ukiyo Redefined

By Michael Chu I was releasing the first sky lantern on Friday night for my lantern festival event at the Tisch Rooftop. Ignited lantern Past the tip of my finger Into the sky Ukiyo has a different meaning to 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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Hedonism

  This week I was walking back from Olin at night, and I noticed a large sheen of ice sitting amidst the snow in the center of the residential quad.   Snow melting   The ice shines   Reflecting yellow … 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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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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