imperfect and alive

 

 

 

 

 

 

“Imperfection inspires invention, imagination, creativity.

It stimulates.

The more I feel imperfect, the more I feel alive.”

 

~ Jhumpa Lahiri

 

 

 

 

 

 

fear and love

 

 

 

 

 

“There is something here that frightens me.

When I figure out what it is that frightens me, I shall also know what I love here.”

 

~ Clarise Lispector

 

 

 

 

 

 

no worries

 

 

 

 

 

I think about those days of barefeet, scraped knees, sunburns, mosquito bites and garden dirt…

 

 

 

 

 

 

release

 

 

 

 

 

she strained to hold on to the good parts
when the not-so-good parts were hard to shake off

 

 

 

 

 

 

spilt milk

 

 

 

 

 

with the fear of stagnation
she became a shapeshifter