Embodied (E)motions

Self-portrait, 2021.

The image of my face, hazy yet mouth in sharp focus, came to me while I was meditating. When I opened my mouth, out flew a flock of black birds. The birds took flight, even as my heart was sinking. I drove into the Sonoran desert, hoping a change in scenery would unburden my heavy heart. The limitless horizon revealed, however, that my heart is as wide-open and expansive as the desert sky, encompassing a spectrum of emotions. My heart is spacious not in…

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Photographer, writer, dancer. instagram.com/jenmarietwist

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JenMarie Landig

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Photographer, writer, dancer. instagram.com/jenmarietwist

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