Sometimes you’re a pulverized raw garbage ball of feelings.
Sometimes you’re the coldest girl in Cold City.
“This is why it hurts the way it hurts.
You have too many words in your head. There are too many ways to describe the way you feel. You will never have the luxury of a dull ache.
You must suffer through the intricacy of feeling too much” -I. Thomas
This is the beginning of a portrait of @somerrunner ‘s photo self-portrait (reference credit).
acrylic on canvas on feelings. 24x36”.
As a Nurse Practitioner in Seattle, I am being re-deployed to the areas with the greatest need for clinicians. Today is the last day I will walk out of my clinic. I don’t know what tomorrow is going to bring. I am begging you, do your part right now. This is going to get worse before anything else.
Practice social distancing, wash your hands, stop buying 46 rolls of toilet paper, but above all, be kind.
Every time you decide you are above the restrictions, you are directly fighting against all of us in the business of keeping as many people alive as possible.
**UPDATE FEB 20, 2022: I didn't know at the time, but this would later go on to become the second wolf woman in the woman vs wild series. Never destroy your bad starts. Even the ones you really hate. They could become some of your most beautiful work one day.
Aliza and Her Monsters