hiraeth is a Welsh word expressing a blend of homesickness, nostalgia, & longing. In Wales, it is used primarily as a descriptor of the experience of reminiscing & grieving Welsh culture.
over the last few months, healthline had asked artists to make that idea their own. for our second issue, we searched for daydreams, space between musical notes, blurred landscapes & manifestations & half-baked dreams. blending with healthline's theme of healing, hiraeth came out as a collection of work unlike anything we've seen before.
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40+ pages of breathtaking art, poetry, & short stories by 20 talented contributors. welcome home, reader. it's been waiting for you all along.