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Earth Day 2021

A COLLECTIVE WRITING PROJECTSELECTED LEAVESLEAF 1: The Sunflower DanceI’ve been having these dreams lately, dreams of precious clarity. I am standing in a field of sunflowers and there is a river that runs through the middle, a river of crystal clear water. Even awake I can hear the sweet melody of the water rippling in the sun and against boulders. ...

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AUTOPSY OF AN ANNIVERSARY

A UCA writing projectLOCK’D DOWN‘I’m mask’d, and all by myself on Massena avenueAnd I’m lost.Night’s cloak does not cover th’ pain of those streets,And I’m lost—All is at a halt, and my heart quivers— where is everyone?’Je me souviens encore des rues vides vers six heures du matin, marchant vers mon ancien travail alimentaire l’année dernière. Tout était fermé, sauf ...

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WELCOMING 2021, BEHOLDING OUR FUTURE: A FEW OPENING PIECES

A collaborative project by the UCA Writers’ GroupTO MY BELOVED FUTURE CHILDChiara CASSINELLIFirstly, on behalf of us all, I believe an apology is in order. We let it all happen and just watched. Such a passive audience. So many words spoken, written, yet so little done. Social media rife with complaints, such loud cries, yet still no action. Many will claim ...

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LOCKDOWN SEASON TWO

UCA Collective Writing projectINTO THAT GENTLE LOCKDOWNInto that gentle lockdown, sighs were heard, confined once more; hearts fluttered, and minds thundered. It has been months now, but we cannot despair, out of the dark there is light. I had managed to keep sane during the first one, now though harder, despair is to be kept at bay. Out all of ...

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Pandemic Summer Alphabet

Alphabet for the Pandemic (1/2)AnxietyAn uncomfortable feelingThat we are all overflowed withBut in the end, is it real?BacteriaOnto your hands these microscopic creatures clingBut on foamy soap they all glide backInto the sink —splash!ClusterThe virus is almost goneAn ounce of freedom is to comeAnd suddenly— it’s back!DangerInvisible, yet omnipresentWhom to trust? When to flee?A cough, a sneeze— a disease!EarthGrand Mother ...

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Earth Day 2021 WELCOMING 2021, BEHOLDING OUR FUTURE: A FEW OPENING PIECES LOCKDOWN SEASON TWO [...]

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Food for Thought (15)


AUTOPSY OF AN ANNIVERSARY Tales of the Pandemic. Artificiel [...]

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LITERATURE AND READING IN THE TIME OF THE PANDEMIC/BOOKS AT HOME Bruno Latour et les racines de Macbeth Gilgamesh, la lecture comme voyage [...]

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Critiques

Screen Comments/Leaf Screenings (48)


ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD Free Solo (J. Chin, E. Chai Vasarhelyi, 2018), First Man (D. Chazelle, 2018) Alita Battle Angel (R. Rodriguez, 2019) [...]

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Fiction

Words and Whispers (12)


EARTH DAY 2019 GUEST CONTRIBUTION: REVISITING EDGAR ALLAN POE… Moisson d’été [...]

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Summer Digits / Fragments d’été 26/07/2016 Summer Digits / Fragments d’été 25/07/2016 Summer Digits / Fragments d’été 24/07/2016 [...]

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