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Beauty in ugliness – a poem

I am an expert in not seeing – my eyes can slide from face to belly without registering what’s between – smooth as the cool glass in the mirror – they don’t stop I am skilled in the fine art … Continue reading

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Kintsugi – the Japanese art of mending with beauty

I have been considering kintsugi, and how we heal ourselves, we who are no longer whole, and if we can be beautiful and flawed and flawed and beautiful. I have considered my scars, not golden, not joyful, not thoughtful, but … Continue reading

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