The Shape of Change to Come

When my five year old son
painting with water colors
on the scratched-up table
in the kitchen of our
hundred year old house
suddenly takes his
brush over to the stove
and explains that
he’s painting over
an old picture because
“it’s too white”
is when I realize
that at this
young age he
already understands
when and where
to make

-Jose Padua

Photograph by Jose Padua


2 responses to “The Shape of Change to Come

  1. Jessie Martinovic


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