“Bloom Where Planted” was a series of workshops led by Dr. Lori Phillips for at-risk youth in Kalihi on the island of Oahu during Fall 2016. The series used photography, observational drawing, and writing to tell stories that focused on the theme of “Home.
The mysteries concealed chicken under the stray house. Lays patiently waiting.
He is wondering about freedom. Will he ever get out of here? He’s told nothing, he knows nothing.
The cautious chicken yells “I’m not a puppet!”
Tomorrow is a new day.
He’s told everything
He feels relief, freedom, and unconcealed.
He’s uncaged, he’s released, he’s home