Week 20

34 x 34 pt 3 Illustrating and accompanying Week 19, “To ground myself, I planted my feet into the forest dirt surrounding my house, feeling connected to the creatures, communicating trees, and history packed beneath me.“

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Week 19

Dirt’s Grounding and Connecting Power When you feel overwhelmed Today the world is in uproar, the future feels more in certain than usual, many of us are isolated and overwhelmed. When I was little, I felt everything, thinking deep thoughts that often overwhelmed me. Find some dirt To ground myself, I planted my feet into…

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Week 18

The Importance of Being Imperfect Importance of Breaking Kintsugi, from Japanese philosophy, repairs broken pottery with gold “this process symbolising a reconciliation with the flaws and accidents of time”(1). Imperfectness can make our lives complex and meaningful and to reconcile with and to fully live into our imperfections we must find kindness for what is…

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Week 16

21×21 pt. 1 Illustrating and accompanying Week 15, “And as the girl’s flames deepen to embers / as the bucket-beating hands grow cold, / one by one, the tired passers-by / begin to listen. / Ears catch first, burning slips of paper / as heads go up in flames / hands reach out”

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