A hush falls over the classroom. Noticing, the girl falls silent and glances around at her peers. Whispers abound.
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About a year ago, just after my grandmother was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, I remember listening to the doctor’s explanation of the disease and what lies ahead.
Being in spaces like these, I feel undeniably good. They should honestly be called “good vibes spaces.”
Presuming that you yourself are not diabetic, at 7 years old, you only know so much about diabetes.
A small girl speaks Hebrew, a mask of innocence with the sound of severity.
By NUSRAT JAHAN Contributing Writer Published: September 19, 2012 In Istanbul The Azann was my alarm clock Majestic mosques were my skyscrapers. The crisp blue Bosphorus embraced me Turkish became my tongue. In New York I wake up to the sounds of taxis All around me are tall buildings without meaning. The Hudson cannot be touched English reclaims […]
What is it about the summertime?
On Thursday, April 26, Fordham University English Professor Alvin Eng will host an "open studio" performance in room 109 of McMahon Hall with his creative writing class, Performing & Telling Your Life.
By SAM STOKES Published: April 24, 2012 Excerpt from Performing & Telling Your Life (SAM enters. He is playing guitar to video and ELIOT on tape continues. Together, it is a hymn to Tiamat, before the dreadful rise of Marduk, and to the ocean. It is a love song. It is slightly out of time.) ELIOT At the still point […]
By SAM STOKES Published: April 24, 2012 Excerpt from Performing & Telling Your Life SAM I called my sister to see if she knew we were Anglo-Catholics. She just laughed and said she thought we were from Rhode Island. I asked her what her favorite religious holiday was. She said she didn’t have one. Aspect of the culture? The music […]