During the last days of the year, in our living room with the warm light pouring in the from the window, I sat on a white chair before a small working table. I laid out a sheet of paper towel on it, brought out the air dry terracotta clay we bought months ago that I never got to use immediately, and began kneading it, molding it, trying to discover what creature was inside the clay, what it would become in my hands.
Today, I am celebrating New Year’s Eve with my Mom, Dad, our new houseplants we got this year, and our adopted cats Kat, Nip, Dylan, and the street cats we feed here too in the province: Mufasa, Scar, Luna, and Amber. I’m reminiscing the year that has been by doing an Examen.
Truth be told, in some of my college classes before, the goal was just to pass. I was focused on grades and on just doing things out of compliance and never on producing good work. Well, I did pour my heart out in my personal pieces, but that’s a different story. I didn’t intend so much to learn then. I hope today, I’m making up for that lost time and chances.
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