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BOXES beyond borders


Maggie Hadden
Ireland 1999

This box is about joy and renewal. Everything begins and ends, lives and dies in circles. There is such power in each little thought, small gestures and tiny boxes. The heart is a sure image of love, feeling and strength. It has infinite capacity for both great joy and great sorrow, even after the ache and grief of loss:

The core remains intact.

Pink budded, protected

with swathes of leaf,

and occasional thorn.