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The Well is Mine is a short exercise designed to help put thought to paper. 

In my own struggles with mental health, I often find the weight of everything to be so great that understanding how I feel is difficult to kickstart. I designed The Well is Mine as a tool for myself, to help take stock of how I feel and to reaffirm that I am in control of my life. I hope you find something of value here. 

Created in some days for Self-Care Jam 2

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Hi Jordan, the artwork is fetching & evocative for something that you describe as "isn't perfect" & having "problems" in the PDF's foreword. If I must look for "problems", it's that I would like to see more. But I suppose that is my problem, as opposed to any issue with the drawings.

Even though the numeral grid is a mystery, I can see numerous options in your Well(spring) of Words. It's a varied mix, but there's definitely ART, AWE, FAITH, FINE, FAIR, SUN, QUIET, POSSIBLE, MEANING, BEST, ...

Thus as you strive on to fulfil your promise, I leave you with the following verse (one of my favourite) to greet the dawning of your year.


We grow accustomed to the Dark —
When Light is put away —
As when the Neighbor holds the Lamp
To witness her Good bye —

A Moment - We uncertain step
For newness of the night —
Then — fit our Vision to the Dark —
And meet the Road - erect —

And so of larger — Darknesses —
Those Evenings of the Brain —
When not a Moon disclose a sign —
Or Star — come out — within —

The Bravest — grope a little —
And sometimes hit a Tree
Directly in the Forehead —
But as they learn to see —

Either the Darkness alters —
Or something in the sight
Adjusts itself to Midnight —
And Life steps almost straight.

— Emily Dickinson, 1862

What a beautiful verse, thank you for sharing and for your support, cactus <3