Category Archives: North Adams State College

No One Told the Forest to Grow Flat

Joy is a shared discovery. Picture this, thirty-six years ago. An art history teacher showed his class a series of photographic slides he took during a trip to Mexico, and afterwards a student went home and thought about what she … Continue reading

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My new book– THE LEAVES OF YOUTH

THE LEAVES OF YOUTH— A new collection of original poems. Scroll past the Update for the PayPal Buy Now button and details on the book. Lifelong artist and writer Ara Hagopian has selected 100 of his best poems from the … Continue reading

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“Do You Think Less Of Me?”

NON-FICTION. When I was an art student at North Adams State College, a close friend used to tell me about her experiences of life in the city. She grew up in a harsh “street environment” and we’d talk at all … Continue reading

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