Have you ever made a picture
Fervently pressing lines of colored crayon onto school paper
Smothering it all with black wax
And then
Scratch
By
Scratch
Breaking through the darkness to reveal
The beauty that

Was always there

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  • Lisa Mikitarian says:

    Yes! I used to do that–had forgotten all about it. This also reminds me of the autumn leaf–now we see revealed what was there all along, but simply hidden by the chlorophyll (sp?).
    I’ve enjoyed beginning to get to know you in all your multi-facetedness:)

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