A paintbrush dipped in the reddish-brown hues of henna glides along a wrist. The word “can’t” slowly forms in crisp print
“Can’t” is a cage, a word of restriction that holds back so many thoughts and impulses.
I can’t feel this alone.
I can’t share this feeling with a friend.
I can’t ask for help.
“Can’t” was the word on the arm of Casey Barnes ’21 at the Henna Project, an event created by the Student Mental Health Coalition. Student leaders wanted to…