It’s not the length of a life that matters, just the depth of it. The chances we take. The paths we choose. How we go on after our hearts break. But in the end, what matters is that we loved…and lived.
Illustrations by Mattahan (Paul Davey) from Manchaster, Jamaica. The name Mattahan is from the patois pronunciation of Matterhorn, a popular cigarette brand in Jamaica. Mattahan is a painter who uses digital tools to create these surreal depictions of people who inspire him. The paintings are inspired by moments in his own life.
I appreciate that Raleigh figures out what’s going on through watching Mako, not watching Stacker. It’s when he sees Mako’s reaction to Stacker that Raleigh pieces together what’s up. Because Raleigh struggles understanding people, but he understands Mako so well he can figure out Stacker THROUGH her.