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 331

Rajmohan Gandhi: Turning Potential into Reality Ink, India ink, watercolor, gouache on paper Nearly one year ago, spring brought out my restless self, a self who needed dedication and focus, who needed meaning and inspiration. And to find these things, I looked behind me. There in my history, set aside on a shelf, unpracticed and…

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Day 311

In Which A Story Unfolds: Chapter One* Ink on paper The sun rose as a breeze blew, as the pond rippled, as the birds sang.  She awoke to all this with a question in lodged her heart, “who am I?” She wondered. All day she sat on the banks of the pond, thinking. Nature and…

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