Week 1

Chapter 1: Blank Pages, Cheese Graters, and Roads Not Traveled “A year seems like a lot of time now at this end—it isn’t.” Audre Lorde “Letter to Pat Parker, December 6, 1985” (1) November 6, 2019: Faced with one year, 26 essays, and 26 paintings, I am 19 and I am daunted. Sitting in a…

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Day 359

She Found the Moment, and Together We Existed: Almost Inside: Emoting Final Part* Watercolor and gouache on paper Reverence washed over the room as Alice Walker took the stage. In the moments that followed, for time had turned into moments, Walker’s words filled up the space between everyone sitting beneath the high ceilings. In a…

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