September, 2017

Trust Art

When I was small, all long-lashed dark eyes and shyness and feathers of night hair, I was taken on a plane across the Atlantic to see family. In the long between of the flight, the crew let us littles get some wiggle out by helping collect items after a meal. I was given, folded from an after dinner mint by a passenger who looked like my nisei kindergarten teacher, a bright green origami crane. It was wonderful. My tiny world of home, church, school, and carefully being taught to fear strangers opened up a little bit more to the idea […]