Prisms is about the life of a teacher, a writer, a simple human, shared in the hybrid form of a collage essay that reflects and refracts epiphanies borne out of moments of regret, joy, tragedy, fear and love. It is a review of the colorful experiences of life and their re-assembly into something more powerful. In each segment, we come to understand ourselves, and each other, with greater compassion, kindness and grace in our own transformation.

Prisms is a literary binding and fashioning of fact with a touch of fiction, illusion, dreaming, and reimagined memory.

VanWestervelt invites you to witness a statement of existence — just like your own — unimaginable without the contribution of each hue-touched shard that reveals an abstract map of individual evolution, illuminated through love-stained light.

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