She has hesitated at the door for more than a hundred years. For centuries to come, the same question will be asked about the look on her face. Is it despondency for her final passage? Or is this the sorrow of her last look at life.
“If you don’t get to the heart, you lose. If you do get to the heart, you win another heart. You also win another maze.” Sonia, Age 6
When my daughter was a child, we sometimes visited beautiful Wave Hill for family art day. On one walk through its wild wooded outer grounds, we found this stone in the ground. Over the years, I have returned to look for this stone, to find it still there – and to see, in fact, it is always different.
Parkland graduation hat. The MSD Seventeen will not walk the commencement stage; they have crossed elsewhere. They live on though through those who survived, those who are calling to us now.
I have never made a more romantic picture, nor a happier one. I don’t know if they believed they might have a future together. I heard the young man died a year later. They had this moment together and made everything of it.