Plate 52, 18x27
Tastes and customs may differ, but life is universal. We all have the same but in our own very personal way. This was holding her baby and balancing it with her fingertips, the baby holding its mother with its fingertips. Each appeared to have found a perfect place with the other.
I stayed in the hut for a bit of time. They watched me. They smiled. They made sounds that I really did not understand, but they seemed happy; poor, underprivileged, lacking our toys, lacking our studies, but finding what they wanted and what they needed and sharing it. I believe that is the feel of the natural world. Their needs were met - food. water, shelter, love. Do we need more on any scale?