behind the scenes

grief arrives in its own time..”

“angel wings: take the feathers out to write...

— Stuart Kestenbaum (excerpts of Stuart's poems written down by zap as Stuart read them aloud during his writing residency at Penland School of Arts and Crafts 2015)
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Thanks to the nature world capable of secondary succession. May the plants and animals mend the injuries people have caused. May people learn from the plants and animals. May we keep telling the stories, so as not to repeat them.
— zap mcconnell