Jasmine Storey has grown up in Auroville. Her creative expressions are channeled through painting and poetry. Introductory Memory was written in August of 2020 and is a poem inspired by her oldest memory. 

Introductory Memory

Time 
slowly slips through the dusty fingers of a child.
Chubby limbs,
sweaty palms,
her whole being searches.
Scratching bird-like about the grains of a pit
For fallen pips of tamarind trees.
An unconscious comparison of seed and toddler
Both gems in a field of glass.