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Author: Brianna Joy Seipel

Rise and Thrive: A “Lives in Landscape” Series – Zenith

This multi-part editorial series was based on the “Rise and Thrive: A Lives in Landscape Exhibition” created by Milwaukee artist Brianna Joy Seipel. The project was produced in partnership with LOTUS Legal Clinic and the Untold Stories program. https://mkeind.com/riseandthrive Darkness crushed and shattered Drenched in a chasm of devastation Frayed, wrapped in sorrow Disintegrated Alone My injury, your injury Jagged barbs, inflamed abrasions My distress, your distress Startling incursions, engulfing implosions Copious snarled, shadowed roots of insinuating doubts Lightning darts sting My failures, your failures, parched and raw Your loss, my loss; our screeching losses, dust Together Yesterday’s ended...

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Rise and Thrive: A “Lives in Landscape” Series – Saguaro

This multi-part editorial series was based on the “Rise and Thrive: A Lives in Landscape Exhibition” created by Milwaukee artist Brianna Joy Seipel. The project was produced in partnership with LOTUS Legal Clinic and the Untold Stories program. https://mkeind.com/riseandthrive Standing in front of me is a giant Saguaro Cactus. At first all you can see is its protective spines, Don’t get too close or you’ll get hurt. But, wait and get to know it better and you’ll Soon see what this beautiful cactus will bring. Beautiful white flowers in the late spring, And juicy red fruit in the summer....

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