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the poet

The milestones of graduation, marriage, birth and death were all approached with a sense of lyricism that grew and adapted with the life of a person who identifies with the poet personality. Common threads that move throughout each piece in this series contain handmade paper of two harmonious colors, stenciled poetry, and the scale of important words or ideas. Poet's relate to not only the poetry included in each piece, but also the beauty of the handmade paper iteslf. The simplistic nature of the layouts coincides with the ideas of a poet by applying their sharp insight and their ability to see the essence of beauty in the most common of events.

Poet Birth

The birth of a child is an event that invokes an introspective look into life. The color placement and its interaction with the word "innocence" represents the bringing forth of a new life. The importance of the word and the idea of birth is emphasized by the size of the letters themselves. The poem that spans the left side of the piece discusses the awe and reverence that the parents feel about the child that they are bringing into the world.