Installed in brochure racks on the British Columbia Ferries, at the Vancouver Tourist Information Centre and at various other locations
Flyers placed in various displays
Close your eyes and count to 100...
One, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight,
Ready or not here I come.
She represented a map of meanings to
both sides of her family.
Always careful to conceal or reveal the
tiny silver pendant when she would visit
Making the wrong move could result in broken codes.
Step on a crack and break
your mother’s back.
She had been told both families
were fractured by this union.
Marrying outside of the chosen faith
It broke their mothers’ hearts.
Step on a line and break your
She remembered walking a fine line
between their beliefs.
One slip would break the connection.
Step on a stone and break your
She became an expert on navigating
between the obstacles in her path.
She always remembered to wear a
Cross my head and hope to die.
They never spoke about the presence
The weight of the chains
made it difficult to breathe.