These Truths

I designed These Truths during the summer of 2020 when George Floyd’s senseless death replayed on cable news. The officer’s knee pressed against Floyd’s neck became emblematic of America’s painful perpetuation of racial injustices. Floyd’s invocation of his deceased mother and his unheeded pleas–“I can’t breathe”– gave new life to Black Lives Matter. In aContinue reading “These Truths”

Elements

Mighty ocean waves crash forward with rhythmic predictability, and hefty winds howl with disregard. In defiance, we put up thin wooden fences to hold blowing sand grains in place and erect stilt houses to outsmart surging tides. While these powerful forces threaten to overtake us, we tenderly embrace our fragile existence and hope that weContinue reading “Elements”