First Seed

First Seed
by Elissa Melaragno

Earth turned
Broken up
By the pulse and rhythm of our hands
Here we shall plant our seed
And watch it grow



Elissa Melaragno (Editor) has been a professional visual artist for thirty years with her works primarily on display as public arts, especially in healthcare settings. Elissa uses her training in spiritual direction and several holistic healing modalities to inform her work as an art instructor. She incorporates creativity, the mandala, and inner exploration as a source of growth, healing, and vocational enrichment into her teaching.