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BLUE HAWAII Try To Be

BLUE HAWAII

Posted: July 07, 2013

It took a moment for our eyes to adjust; the vast, raw space hid from public view behind a veil of unassuming butcher paper. Walking inside the dim, cool stillness, the weight of our current shelter was easily identified: a building’s wooden bones exposed in all their juxtaposed forms; years of dust stirred from slumber and herded into flocks atop cardboard boxes and piles of blueprints. The room’s barren, transitional state seemed the perfect host for Raphaelle and Alex–once lovers, now friends–the comfort between them evidence of their unrelenting allegiance to one another, regardless of form. The room held their beautifully brave repertoire, physically mirroring the vulnerability, honesty, and acceptance each pour into “Try To Be.”

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