banana tree

Summer 2015: crowding with family // I tend to be a solitary person but I am learning about the lack of solitude because after the crowding my heart becomes a couple beats better at expanding and shrinking at will rather than at whim // Picture notes: Fallen banana tree in the damp yard of my mother’s brother home in her hometown in Sitiawan Malaysia // here my mother’s family tapped rubber, had fruit trees, battled mosquitoes the size of eyes