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Poetry

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Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

Aerial View, 2019

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Identifier: cw_2019fall_angelides_rikki.pdf
Overview "The goal of this dissertation is to provide an individual perspective within the prevailing homogeneous societal opinion. The poems in this MFA thesis map my observations of our impossibly complete world, while examining the authenticity of chatter, the blurry lines of my imagination, the grey area of blended family, the precariousness of foreclosure, and the difficulties of defining oneself after coming-out. In this attempt at understanding what makes me human, the collection interrogates...
Dates: 2019

Around This Impossible Black, 2019

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Identifier: cw_2019fall_alsamsam_dana.pdf
Overview "The poetry manuscript "Around This Impossible Black" unravels what it means to be a queer, Syrian-American woman in America. Through the incorporation of Arabic language, Syrian heritage, and Islamic tradition, the poet navigates her identity as a borderland, ruminating on the loss of the inherited mother tongue and land while not being fully comfortable in America. This conflict is punctuated not only by the war in Syria and widespread Islamophobic terrorism, but also by the breakage of...
Dates: 2019

Episode 05: Shanaé Burch '13 on Making it in Public Health, 2022-08-02

 Item — Preservica RG 009.02 Alumni Engagement
Overview

Shanaé Burch is a storyteller at heart and is now using her roots in the theater to revive health and reconcile hearts while pursuing an EdD in Public Health at Columbia University. Her path may seem like a winding one but as she shares her experiences on the stage, in the classroom and as a co-editor of Poetry for the Public’s Health, you’ll find that this Emerson alum is a living embodiment of our motto, Innovation in Communication and the Arts. Recorded on August 2, 2022.

Dates: 2022-08-02

Howard Camner Papers

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Identifier: ACC-MSS 021
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials created and collected by Howard Camner between approximately 1976 and 2012 as part of his career as a poet, playwright, screenplay writer, and producer. It includes multiple books written by Camner, including his biography Turbulence at 67 Inches and the Pulitzer Prize nominated Poems from the Mud Room. There are also three original screenplys written by Camner.AV materials...
Dates: 1976 - 2012

I've Been Cancelling Appointments with My Psychiatrist for Two Years Now, 2019

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Identifier: cw_2019spring_dever_sean.pdf
Overview "I've Been Cancelling Appointments with My Psychiatrist for Two Years Now deals with the selfreflective understanding of a disabled man coping with his diseases and his overall livelihood in a world that marginalizes the voice of the disabled. It's intended to challenge the ways in which society looks upon those with serious health complications. The poet intends to raise awareness of the ongoing struggle endured by those like him living with disabilities. This is further evoked by detailing...
Dates: 2019

My Body, Electric, 2023

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Identifier: cw_2023spring_perino_binx.pdf
Overview "'My Body, Electric,' is a journey through time, space, memory, and art; it is a retrospective, moving outward from the self into a sense of collective understanding. The poems within the manuscript explore the hostility of man-made climate change, the risk of deviating from one's assigned gender at birth, and the grief of the passage of time; all the while, there are reminder of joy, connection, and survival through nature, art, and expression. "My Body, Electric" dives fully into the...
Dates: 2023

My Dear Yeast, 2021

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Identifier: cw_2021spring_han_melanie.pdf
Overview "'My Dear Yeast' is a collection of poems based on Melanie Hyo-In Han's experiences as a TCK (Third Culture Kid) growing up a Korean in East Africa, facing struggles around identity and racism, as well as cultural and linguistic barriers between her and her family. The inspiration behind her poetry comes from her own childhood and an exploration of identity, belonging, and culture through the use of fragmented form and inclusion of multiple languages. By having formal inventiveness in terms...
Dates: 2021

Pearl Wallace Chappell Collection

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Identifier: MSS 022
Scope and Contents This collection documents the teaching and writing career of Pearl Wallace Chappell and the history of the Dallas Academy of Speech and Drama. Included in the collection is biographical information about Pearl Wallace Chappell and historical information about the Dallas Academy of Speech and Drama. There are published poems and plays by Pearl Wallace Chappell and an audio recording of her giving a poetry reading shortly before her death. Also included are alumni directories and yearbooks,...
Dates: 1914 - 1969; 2012

People / Places / Things / Ideas, 2019

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Identifier: cw_2019spring_wildes_april.pdf
Overview

"People/Places/Things/Ideas attempts to unpack experience, we as humans, internalize. The collection is separated into sections—highlighting each piece through the central theme and placing them into its respected noun-home. There are poems of womanhood, abuse, and mental health— each carrying a weight that the speaker has borne over time." -- Abstract

Dates: 2019

Reach You Tonight, 2023

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Identifier: cw_2023spring_janusis_jacqueline.pdf
Overview "My thesis is focused on themes of grief, loneliness, and the natural world. One of my goals for these poems was to take myself out of them, and to be an observer of my surroundings. There is also an emphasis on the connection of self to nature, and how that can sometimes be neglected. Considering these themes, another intention for this project was to employ as many forms possible. I utilize fragmentation as well as more traditional forms such as the sonnet. My title provides readers with a...
Dates: 2023

Self-Induced Exorcism Inside an Empty House, 2023

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Identifier: cw_2023spring_guttmann_graeme.pdf
Overview "Self-Induced Exorcism Inside an Empty House is a cerebral road trip of poems exploring what it means to leave and be left, both physically – death, the leaving of a lover — and esoterically — what happens to the body and the mind when the things that have kept us stable leave? What happens when we exorcise the things that are holding us back or holding us together? Self-Induced Exorcism explores how grief manifests — how, even before loss, the anticipation of it can shape the way we move...
Dates: 2023

The book of strange migrations, 2021

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Identifier: wr_2021fall_haneyjardine_richard.pdf
Overview "Throughout the five mirror sequences of "the book of strange migrations"—each about different types of exile—I explore and explode traditional forms, particularly sonnets. The first sequence—thirteen poems—examines emerging gay sexuality (darkened by childhood abuse) and sexual maturation (against the backdrop of the AIDS pandemic's worst years). The second—eleven sonnets—traces a relationship that persists despite disappointments, deceits, and separations. The third sequence—fifteen...
Dates: 2021

The boots, 2023

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Identifier: cw_2023spring_noto_joseph.pdf
Overview "This collection of poems focuses on letter poems to a variety of people in my life. In between these letter poems there are a different blend of poems that offer a glimpse into the life of the writer. This work offers a well-balanced mix of emotional urgency and interior monologue. Often, my work involves details of what it is like living with mental illnesses such as depression and anxiety, and this work is no different. The poems that are not letter poems often offer an inside view of the...
Dates: 2023

The Braid, 2023

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Identifier: cw_2023spring_baron_gabriela.pdf
Overview "This thesis explores threads of identity, weaving together influences that shape the sense of self, including ancestry, childhood, culture, and religion. These themes spread across three sections; "on a loom" is a meditation on interfaith upbringing and the reconciliation of two belief systems, "heirloom" relates to paternal ties, and "bloom" speaks to maternal heritage. The collection highlights two matriarchs and how they lived out their individual cultures (Jewish and Colombian) and...
Dates: 2023

The Day Lilies, 2023

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Identifier: cw_2023spring_fitzpatrick_mikaela.pdf
Overview "The Day Lilies is a collection that weaves intimate poems about family, romantic relationships, nature, and mysticism to illustrate what it means to venture away from a world of familiarity to embrace the unknown. Moving from the countryside of Pennsylvania to the cityscape of Boston thrusted me out of my comfort zone and opened me up to experiences I would've never been able to imagine before. Daylilies have taught me that it's possible to thrive wherever you are planted. This collection...
Dates: 2023

The Race of Daphne, 2023

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Identifier: cw_2023spring_beckmann_sarah.pdf
Overview "This collection of poetry, structured as a crew race, reflects a metaphor: life is a race, a battle. The speaker views life through the lenses of girlhood, womanhood, and motherhood, and through the experiences of being a rower and writer. Heroes, poets, and athletes crowned with laurel wreaths in ancient Greco-Roman times were usually male—these poems subvert that narrative in contemporary times by revealing unsung heroism in the ordinary, domestic, and female. These pieces describe the...
Dates: 2023