Human Parts
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Human Parts

THIS IS US

May You Produce Seeds

A meditation on the gifts of death inspired by the failure of my first bouquet, plus an exercise in creating from decay.

Goodbye, bouquet.

Picture the scene: There I am at the flower shop, stationed in front of those big, backlit refrigerators, grasping for the necks of birds of paradise, and then: “That one that looks…

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Caits Meissner

Caits Meissner

Caits writes here about mining for daily wonder, the lessons of grief, and building (which is simply embracing what is) an expansively creative life.

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