MY SEA - A Small Paper-cut Book
This is a story of growth and warmth, about losing and regaining the dream of childhood. It is a personal project based on the true story of mine.

Technique:   Papercut
Tools:   Moleskine Cahier Notebook, kraft paper, knife, glue
Time limited:   7 days
Number of Pages:   32

This work had achieved the Overall Winner of Moleskine myDetour 2010.
Here begins the content:
1. I was born on the coldest day of winter. In Chinese we call that day da xue.
2. In my hometown there was only a small river, but I had a sea in my mind.
3. I love fish and shells. I made stories for them.
4. I began drawing at 3. Then I drew more and more ...
5. I believe that I could see some lights coming from somewhere far away.
6. Later, an accordion was added to my life.
7. I began to love all kinds of sound.
8. I got No.1 in every subject at school, but always felt lonely at spare time.
9. No travel. No pin money. No Children's day...
10. I was swimming in the sea of my own.
11. My family moved to another city, for the first time I saw the sea there.
12. It was beautiful, but not as large as the one in my mind.
13. I grew up quietly, and soon forgot about those lights...
14. I went to college, with a dream of becoming an architect or a scholar.
15. But sometimes I found myself getting lost in those books...
16. What do people want eventually?
17. Where is my sea? Where are my ships and sailors...
18. I went to many places and made many friends, looking for the answer.
19. In a desert I saw the farthest sea and brightest stars.
20. All of which gave me strength again.
21. I picked up my pen again.
22. Now I'm living in a city called Nanjing.
23. Here I had been... needed, trusted, loved, cheated, and...hurt.
24. Sometimes I felt like that I was abandoned by this world.
25. But I still have many stars above my head, and countless true friends around my life.
26. I still have my sea deep inside my heart.
27. Then I realized that life is a real journey.
28. Just like diving down to my childhood...
29. With all the lights out, there is still a voice calling me on.
30. Now I am 25. I'm still on my way to the sea.
31. It's further and deeper.
The End :)
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MY SEA - A Small Paper-cut Book

MY SEA - A Small Paper-cut Book

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