Dar·link  \ˈdär-ˈliŋk\ : creating a different structure based on caring for one another,  2014  Project with Anitra Haendel as part of Diane Jacobs' $PEAK OUT. Add your voice here: http://www.dianejacobs.net/work/263  The following 40 quotes written by Anitra Haendel were laser cut into 25 one dollar bills and 15 five dollar bills.       In She $PEAKS, I take quotes from a handwritten notebook Anitra and I passed back and forth from 2005 to 2010. I continue our collaboration post Ani's untimely death and   aim to redefine death, seeing it not as an end, but a point in a continuum.     Review: (p.72-75) "A Change is Gonna Come"    
  Feel(s) like death.
  First, we have to answer to ourselves alone
  for your dream, for the adventure of being alive.
  How else will you morph?
  I believe
  I can see Beauty
  I can sit with pain. of mine or yours. I can sit too long!
  I fail.
  I shout “Yes!” my “failures.”
  I trust her
  I want to fix the pain!
  I want to know if you can sit with pain mine or your own, without moving to hide it, or fade it, or fix it.
  I will stand in the fire with you
  It is a dark cold scary place, scared of living – I am not afraid of further pain
  Listen to ourselves + our intuitions
  Long live the dance of wildness
  Love overcomes all grief.
  Morph, shed skin
  My sorrow + grief –I want to get to that place of pain with someone close.
  Most vulnerable most true and most alive!
  S/he will be safe!
  She taught me how to love myself.
  She wants to take care of them; but needs to take care of herself first. (FYI
  Someone close. Most true. Does birthing a child take you there?
  O(h) Wonderful Childbirth! A whole new universe has just surfaced. 
  Sorry sorry
  the center of your own sorrow, fear of further pain. (with arrows)
  This is the main question
  This is the main question
  Trust myself
  + trust that pain is necessary
  What more is there? (after
  When all else falls away I want to know if you can be alone with yourself
  Yes, I can
  Yes I have touched the center of my sorrow.
  You keep the empty moments.
  You must see outside that pain +
  You’re here to shout with me
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