Art is the Reason

I wouldn’t be alive without it.

Sam Ripples
Chronicles of a Lostgirl
5 min readOct 9, 2021

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A photo edit of a draft of my collage, titled “Maiden Bones Blossom”

My mom always told me I was alive for a reason. I was born into this world with a holy purpose, one I was meant to find.

There were so many points at which I almost didn’t make it into the world — several health scares during my mother’s pregnancy, a stopped heartbeat during labor, a broken collarbone when I was born, another scare with a rare genetic…

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