Tuesday, April 5, 2011
stephanie gagnepain (usa)
This card is extra special to me, because it's from my sister who was born and raised in Japan like me, but no longer lives here. It's full of symbolism that combines horror, whimsy, and hope. She explains this in an attached note: "The earthquake is represented in the torn edge of paper. The tsunami is the wave in the cup. The nuclear troubles are represented by the fish. Whimsy is the colorful polka dots. Hope is represented by the Rising Sun and the green leaves on the cup."