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Category Archives: Joanna Briggs’ Blog

Paper Crush

Paper Crush If only I could fold you up like a square of origami paper, lining up the corners of the times we spoke, sealing each edge with a sharp fingernail of regret. Maybe then this flat hurt would gain corner and shadow, some greater meaning with the depth of shape. Or, if not, you […]

Writer’s Block

When I draw portraits and illustrations, I often use pen and ink. Without an eraser, I have to learn from my mistakes and creatively work around them to achieve a result that I like. Often a misplaced line has led to a more intricate background or a stronger contrast between light and shadow. Drawing is […]