Kyra Maya Phillips is a writer and reader who is fascinated by all forms of creativity and what inspires it, from the literary to the lighter (and darker) sides of society. She is co-author of The Misfit Economy, a book that explores lessons in ingenuity and innovation from the bootleggers and hustlers working on the fringes of traditional business. As this week’s Guest Curator she curates a collection of work that compliments her infectiously inspiring take on living life.
Sky Empty of Clouds by Jessica Esther Hoflick; This is ethereal. Not sure why, but a particular bit from The Wasteland immediately came into mind as I first saw it: These fragments I have shored against my ruins.
The Mountain by Brendan Flaherty; I’ve always been a believer that old age doesn’t necessarily suggest wisdom, which is why I love this piece. Recently, I finished reading this wonderful bit from Henry David Thoreau’s Walden:
Double Negative (Test) Press by Jaykoe; I love the simplicity and nostalgia of vinyl, reminds me of a bygone time when we used to just sit and listen to music – not while working, or walking, or exercising.