Home » Journal » What’s Left Behind: Chinese Lanterns

What’s Left Behind: Chinese Lanterns

I’ve had a growing fascination with what’s left behind—traces of life, flour clinging to a cutting board, a stubborn leaf imprinted in cement. The leftovers of the process of making.

These fragile decayed Chinese lantern blossoms are like miniature bird cages, each home to a red berry. How thrashing rain, snow, ice and winter wind left them intact is a beautiful little mystery.


Decayed Chinese Lanterns


Leave a Reply