| I FOUND KINDNESS IN EUGENE | PART 1 & 2 On December 28th, 2012 I was invited by Marsha Barr of Story Catchers to have a conversation/interview about who I am, what I do, and why I live in this beautiful city of Eugene, Oregon. Here is a recording of my memorable conversation/interview with [...]
A poem in celebration of a poetry reading with Bette Lynch Husted and Jana Zvibleman for the Oregon Poetry Association Eugene/Springfield Chapter and Springfield Public Library – Poetry Reading Series. Date: 23 October 2012 Please click on the image below to view the poem. 00
(1) A box of crayola – minus the black and white.
(2) An extra crayola box (cause I didn’t like to share)
(5) A small vial of iron filings
(6) Extra socks (why?)
(7) String (Again, why?)
This was according to my caregiver growing up. I visited her in Iloilo, Philippines. Mila is now in her late 80′s, ailing, but still remembers the contents of that bag. Amazing!
I saw a lady walking with a Wish Person figure to purchase. I came up to her and thanked her for purchasing my work. She said she was giving it to a friend who works in conflict resolutions for the United Nations. Wow, just wow. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sIPa8dUzhZk?rel=0&w=640&h=480] 00
| THANK YOU | A very personal sculpture. Last February, I gave my personal thanks to my biological parents who brought me into this world. Here they are immortalized in the language of clay, a language that came to find me. It is true, alphabets can be made out of dust. Enjoy. 00