This proverb is a prayer. It is a well-known fact that when using a pestle and mortar, we will always find amidst the fine powder one perfectly untouched pod. This prayer is, in essence, the seeker asking to be that protected pod.
Asha Mohamed (Artist) is an illustrator and aspiring writer studying for a Masters degree in Psychology. She curates and co-produces Literary Natives, an organisation dedicated to championing Writers of Colour. Asha resides in London.
Find more of Asha’s work, and purchase prints, at ashaillustrates.com