Amelia Bloom Dreams For Paris

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Amelia Bloom dreamed flowers grew in clouds and their petals flew to all the dark corners of the world.


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Amelia Bloom dreamed she could turn the world into something useful so she didn’t have to worry about it anymore.


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Amelia Bloom dreamed every street corner had a worry bank so everyone felt safe.


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Amelia Bloom dreamed her label featuring pockets full of love, hope and endlessness sold out in the very  first day.


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Amelia Bloom dreamed sign posts were made of heart-shaped mirrors so everyone could see the good in their own reflection.


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Amelia Bloom dreamed the sea breeze followed her everywhere.



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… and Paris was on her doorstep.


Footnote:   Amelia arrived on my page the evening the news broke about the attack on Charlie in Paris. Her stories and images came to mind late at night and I typed notes into my phone.  The next morning I began drawing and Amelia Bloom came to life.  Even in the darkest of times, dreams we do have – and can hold.  And I think her final message, ‘and Paris was on her doorstep’, is perhaps a small effort to reclaim Paris as the city of beauty, light and liberty?   Please share Amelia’s dreaming (and the hope), by passing this on….