What Even Am I?

Discovering the complex identity of an Armenian American

Getting used to:

What even are you? 

Self Portraits 

I am a descendent of immigrants. I am a great grand daughter of genocide survivors. I am a woman. I am technically white. I look "different" to others; like several ethnicities and races at once. I am a college graduate. I am an educator. I feel different in some places, and entirely the same in others. I come from grandma's stories around the table.

Her tears fell into my paint. 

Tears of War and Genocide 

I am Armenian.