Curios and Knick-Knacks

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‘Curios and Knick-Knacks’

By Shaiaire Loyd

Clarke County Public Schools K-12

"My piece shows resilience because it depicts a mindset of mine (albeit in a literal sense): enjoy the little things. ‘Little things’ aren’t limited to being physical. They are objects, moments, or memories that bring joy, despite possibly being seen as insignificant to others. I’m not sure when I gained this mindset, but continue to believe in it because it is better to find joy in small things and moments than to let yourself become lost in the negativity that always seems to be around in this day and age. "