We often begin our meetings with a reflection which helps put our work in context and maybe even provides us with some hope and inspiration. Here we would like to make some of those reflections available for all.
From our meeting on June 18, 2017:
Forever Free: Edmonia Lewis, Marble, 1867
by Tyehimba Jess
What a thing it is
to be delivered
of the world.
To raise up
on one’s own
The above is from Tyehimba Jess’s extraordinary and now Pulitzer Prize-winning book, Olio. You can read more about it here. Pick it up at your local bookstore!