Projects: 2017 / 2016 / 2014 / 2013 / 2012

Catriona Keith

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To write one hundred hopeful words every day for one hundred days


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What you see is

 

A cold shoulder and the light turned off when you come upstairs

 

Dishes in the sink, dust, piles of washing

 

Another empty bottle

 

A scratch on the car

 

The mistakes I make and

 

The things I haven’t done

 

What you get is

 

A family

 

Fed, clothed, clean, educated and entertained, corrected and comforted and loved.

 

A home

 

That keeps us warm and safe, fit for purpose

 

A woman

 

Who’s putting herself to one side, for you, for them

 

What you get is everything.

 

 

 

What you see and what you get