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Tattered Hands

Walking through the dimly lit, vacant house of Killian Beck, rosaries could be found hanging and strewn across a desk within his old work room in Slidell, Louisiana. Beck passed away at the age of 87 on September 19, 2014 leaving his many crafts and memories behind. He would construct new rosaries from old ones as a hobby and generously give them away to all who wanted one.

Erin Dickman, Tattered Hands

September 29, 2014

Old, Tattered, and Tethered, His hands work with ease and rhythm As they construct only beauty from the broken. They flow from part to tool, Solving the puzzle of perfection, But who knew beauty could come From a humid, steel box Filled with various scraps of my past? I watch...

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