Also, all my life, I’ve struggled to keep death and impermanence in my radar, but lately it’s easier, less of a struggle to maintain awareness of my own transience, and that experience more and more instills in me a near giddiness and amazement at being alive, as well as greater focus, greater clarity and direction. A flower is my organizing principle. Love is my compass. And as for my writing, it feels more introverted to me. But you’ll have to tell me if that comes through.
Donna Lee and Li-Young Lee. The couple have been married since November of 1976 and have two sons ages 31 and 32. They reside in Chicago, Illinois.
Photoshop by Christal Rice Cooper