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Do you feel the fragments?
Because of how many of us it takes to change light.
Notes from today’s journey:
it takes time to refeel
to renounce suffering
to covet the rest
some call this healing
to cobble together verses
to make a stronger read
Currently, I’m working on writing both a CNF essay in poetic form and also a performance piece. Though starting in different places with different intentions, both of them keep returning to the same place, with the same themes: religious trauma and familial relationships. Somehow, it keeps coming back to the faithful practice of the personal process of revision.
Sarah Kay, in one of her TedTalks, discussed how she thought she was writing a new poem each day but was unknowingly rewriting the same poem over and over again. It kept coming out until it came out the way it wanted to be told. Is this what it means to process and heal, to make art? Has this happened to you?
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