narinda heng

narinda heng is a queer, Khmer American artist and outdoor educator based on Chochenyo Ohlone land. Read more at

Moss Knows How to Wait


Mosses are not particularly competitive; they do not crowd out other species. They find a foothold where there are the proper resources: moisture, a place to tuck their rhizoid roots. The range from which they can acquire nourishment is limited. Humans are on the opposite end of that spectrum, able to move resources long distances, at increasingly devastating costs to one another and to ecosystems.