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Emotional Jet-Lag

I’ve been thinking about myself at Bella’s age… when I was in London… I have a journal and pictures… the journal is pretty excruciating to read… but I wanted to know myself at that age again, so… I came up with the idea of doing erasure poems of the journal, set against the aged, grainy, discolored photos from the same period of time. Thankfully Photoshop let’s me restore them to a degree. Let me know what you think.

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