crip·ple adj. \ˈkri-pəl\
being lame, flawed, or imperfect.
Old English: crēopan: to creep.
An accurate description of this pencil's creative journey : creeping along, flawed, imperfect and sometimes oh so lame... yet gaining joy, giggles and sanity from the mere act of creeping.
“The Road goes ever on and on Down from the door where it began. Now far ahead the Road has gone, And I must follow, if I can, Pursuing it with eager feet, Until it joins some larger way Where many paths and errands meet. And whither then? I cannot say.” ― J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring
“...if you could make a beautiful piece of art fromdiscarded newspapers and old matchbooks, [and shattered smartphone screens] then it meant that everything had potential. And maybe people were like collages- no matter how broken or useless we felt, we were
essential part of the whole. We mattered.” ― Heather Demetrios, I'll Meet You There collage