Painter Passions

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maantamag:

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My grandmother’s war, not yours

War is not romantic

It’s not the climax for your white savior novel

It’s the hand that grabbed me from my country’s womb

And ripped me out

War is not beautiful

It’s the nightmare

My grandmother has survived three times

She cannot write…

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How truly beautiful and effortless nature is.

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