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Lotus Carroll · 3W ago

i have contained myself

i have contained myself for others to meet their demands to buoy their comfort to achieve ...
Lotus Carroll · 3W ago

lucid slumber of sadness

i need you to come now and whisper in my ear of heartbreak and tragedy rap on the walls of...
Lotus Carroll · 3W ago

freedom to process grief

I used to complain about things that other people did quite a lot, and I’d feel annoyed that they thought or felt or acted differently than I would. I still do it, but much less often. I cha...
Lotus Carroll · 3W ago

kindness, above all.

Eight years ago, in April 2008, I lost a baby who was due on Christmas Eve… and then lost ...
Lotus Carroll · 10M ago

sunrise, sunset

each day the sun rises, the sun sets the world turns to create this illusion your day may ...
Lotus Carroll · 1Y ago

could you love me?

could you love me? all of me even the parts some people find too emotional or flighty or d...
Lotus Carroll · 1Y ago

Depression, Universal Imperfection, and Help

Depression lies. This is a truth, and it’s something that many of us have seen or heard by...
Lotus Carroll · 1Y ago

How Mobile Creativity (re)Inspired Me

Do you ever get to a point where you're feeling uninspired, in a rut or generally, well, slumpy? (A highly technical term, I know. Also, I may have made it up. Shhhh.) Anyway! I know the fee...
Lotus Carroll · 1Y ago

Protected: Inspire You

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Lotus Carroll · 1Y ago


This was the prompt for our Self Portrait Sunday event a few weeks ago. It took me awhile of just simmering with the theme to come up with an idea. I usually do this if there’s a prompt driving my work, rather than an internal expressive need to crea...