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Week 3 posts.

3 Hall Mario

Week 3 Scenario: a man asks for help getting his powerful car unstuck from a snowbank. tires on ice legs deep in snow the engine spins This week during our class and readings, we learned about the house (the house!) … Continue reading

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3  Greaves Amanda   -       Walking through the cold night   Walking in the snow The cold frost penetrating Where can I get warm? This week focused on leaving the world. I want to focus on The Tufts Enlightenment Rap; … Continue reading

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3 Maman Philippe

Talking with a friend, I slip on ice— Embarrassed, I continue.   This week, I had a hard time accepting the fact that relationships are just as ephemeral as the other objects we mistakenly hold on to. “If we understood … Continue reading

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3 Ohara Anna

I watched my friend as we drove to a concert in Allston. Driving through snow I watch you Looking out   The Buddhist metaphor of people being like children playing in a burning house is striking in its immediacy, it … Continue reading

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3 Traitz Lauren

  This week’s discussion regarding shukke or “leaving the house” made me think deeply about if I possess the drive to depart, to disconnect from those conditional features – school, family, money, politics ­­– which seem so constricting and yet, … Continue reading

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3 Lele Ameya

On my porch, I noticed an icicle hanging from the ledge at various times in the day. Icicles Melting in the sun – Disappearing This week’s reading again focused on impermanence. In both stories, the narrators witness swaths of destruction … Continue reading

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3 Brooks Nicole

This Saturday my team was driving back from Williams College to Tufts. Rolling snow hills Scattered bare trees Mark Winter’s Touch Though we were unable to have class on Wednesday, on Monday I was quite struck by the Japanese perspective … Continue reading

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3 Fendi (Ying-Tung) Chen

3 Chen Ying-Tung   I passed through the quad on my way to Tisch from Hill Hall. Coating of snow / falling / to the ground In this week’s lecture, we talked about the Buddhist idea of leaving the world … Continue reading

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3 Sacks Adrienne

3 Sacks Adrienne One day this week, my friends and I were outside, standing close together, smoking cigarettes in the snow. The tree branches are interwoven The only tree to live in winter You are my friends As an architecture … Continue reading

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