“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.
Somethings are big and close up.
Somethings are small and far away.
SEE BUT CAN NOT SEE
The future seems so so far away.
My moving to grandmas is like that… So far away. I don’t wNt to go.
THE NOW IS HUGE.
But I dream of my daddy NOW.
He used to call me baby boy.
I wish I could be with him right NOW.