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Deep Play in Border Crossings

natschall's picture

I feel like I experienced deep play while watching 17 Border Crossings. How I defined deep play for my essay on Sunday--losing track of time and letting things take you where they will--was exactly what I felt during the play. Although it was long (or must have been, with 17 different border crossings to get through), I feel like I blinked and it was over. But I also got a lot out of it. I came away thinking a lot of things, none of which I can really put into words, but which basically centered around the idea of leaving the country and trying to escape the life you have.