Looking at things from my mother’s perspective.
“There are people and outlets to help you carry that weight, but you have to be the one to find them before it gets too heavy.”
Typographic drawings about grief, nostalgia, and familial bonds.
Photos about nostalgia.
“I’m allowing myself to feel my sadness and anger.”
“I know I am on the right path.”
The singer on her new album, grief, and poetry.
Feeling hopeful about the end.
By obsessively documenting my emotions, I wasn’t really feeling them.
In emotional limbo.
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