I see old ladies with white, painted faces.
Their thick-lensed eyes follow passing children.
Bread crumbs falling from paper bags,
Dried leaves blowing, a tin can rolling,
sitting and watching as they grow older.
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Julie Hazlett, of South Bend, Indiana, creates art using many materials from tinted mica powders to special effects makeup. When not creating this art “officially,” she is driven to learn the things and whys of life and the world.