The artist narrows the choice
of collage elements by juxtaposing
distractions with images of breath,
adds details of daydreams,
and attaches shopping lists with
Begin the process by cutting frustrations
and separate the pieces with obsessive
mindfulness. Then dispose of the scraps
with wide-open awareness.
There should be an irregular edge
beginning in silence.
The combined elements of negative habits,
wisdom, and the music of the world create a
layered effect characteristic of popcorn.
The repeated patterns move freely,
evoking thoughts of the ocean and a
feeling of sitting stable, like a mountain,
aware of sounds, listening to the
spacious silence, lost in the seductive
and familiar outfit made from scraps
of many years of rummaging for
And in the morning,
The paint will be
Dry enough to touch
With your third eye.
Love elephant and want to go steady?
Assistant Editor: Brenna Fischer/Editor: Rachel Nussbaum