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The Briar Patch

You throw yourself into tasks that fill body and mind, and over the course of an easy spring, hard work gives rise to small beginnings.

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The Art of Deception

Even as adults our parents come up in conversation—it’s the root of how we were raised, where we lived, who we have become. Casual party fodder, the beginning of the getting to know you dance.

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Wearing Coffins

I want to wear pearls because I feel part of myself slip away, a death, and I’m not sure what’s dying. I want reassurance that perhaps this death could turn into something beautiful. I want a connection to life.

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