By Dakota, Stage 5

Written as part of Art Write Light 2021

Art Write Light 2021 is a  creative writing project curated by Story Factory, in collaboration with visual artist Blak Douglas. During the program, students from Bonnyrigg High School and St Clair High School were introduced to the work of Blak Douglas, and created written and audio pieces responding to his artwork.



I was laying on the floor feeling lonely and worthless. I couldn’t stop crying, I just wanted it all to end. As I was on the verge of emptiness, I felt something I haven’t felt in a long time.


It stuck in my heart and something inside me changed. I really thought I could get out of this crazy world…


Much is Rife, Blak Douglas, 2021

Art Write Light is generously supported by the Balnaves Foundation.

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