2022 | Digital [Clip Studio Paint]
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While there is technically gore here, to me its so stylized that I feel it doesn’t warrant a full blown mature rating.
I could make you hurt like I do.
You could make me hurt like you do.
We could keep at it, feeling false power for a fleeting minute.
We can mend like we ought to/need to
And then we can
An assortment of pieces centered around breaking cycles of harm, facilitating healing, forging better tools for conflict resolution, and forming meaningful solidarity. Topics I've been chewing on a lot over the past several months as I keep seeing instances of hurt people hurting other people within some of the communities I lurk.
As unsatisfying in the short term as it might be and as uncomfortable it might be to learn and practice, we aren’t going to survive if we keep eating each other alive over interpersonal conflicts that could be solved in more productive ways, and that is an ideal I also need to make sure I strive for/keep in mind as well.