Tag Archives: NYC

I close my eyes…

Joe Brainard’s poem “Ten Imaginary Still Lifes” made me think about what I would think about if I closed my eyes. In most recent history, I close my eyes and I see the New York Knicks as the first Atlantic … Continue reading

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The Dark Side of NYC

It was incredibly shocking to read all the pieces about NYC and the negative, dark, and depressing views the authors had toward it. NYC has always been to me, the city of glory, fame, and fortune. It was hard to … Continue reading

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Autobiography

Joe Brainard’s “Autobiography” stuck out at me for peculiar reasons. Going through the packet of NYC Poems Packet I, coming across this particular poem was interesting. It wasn’t complicated, or had any difficult language, or any complex language at all. … Continue reading

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Differences

Philadelphia, our nations fifth most populous city but also a city full of poverty, homelessness, unemployment, crime,  and levels of low education. Over spring break I went on the service learning trip that gave us the opportunity to team up … Continue reading

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The Rhythm of the Week

I’m not much of a poet but after reading a few of the other class’s blog posts I think I will just stick to what I am comfortable with and go along with a story of the rhythm of my … Continue reading

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Just See It

I think it’s one thing to actually hear about something and another thing to see something. Often when you read something, whether it be a poem, blog-post, or book, you can visualize things more clearly when you’re familiar with what’s … Continue reading

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Makey Makey NYC

Well Wednesday’s class was very interesting and very frustrating. My group and I had an amazing idea that we thought wouldn’t be too hard until we actually got into the room and tried to figure it out. We thought of … Continue reading

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Makey Makey

In order to fully understand what we did as a collective group I’m going to explain the process that McKenzie and I took when coming up with our plan. At first we both thought that the Makey Makey was quite … Continue reading

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Lost Beautifulness

The short story, “The Lost Beautifulness”, by Anzia Yezierska described how heartless people can be. It revealed an un-supporting husband and a landlord who only thought of money. America was a place where hopes and dreams were strived as well … Continue reading

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FOOD

Recently, I’ve been finding myself having tons of conversations with people about the food here in New York. I’m a lover of food and I do tend to watch the food channel quite often, especially the show, Chopped.  I guess … Continue reading

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