Trigrams of hate

Genealogy of 8, considered auspicious by cultures, my 2018 is trinity of pain and grief and helplessness.

Genealogy of 8, the day of the Brit milah, my dark period at 18, conscripted into the military - my art and self shunned for 3 years.

Genealogy of 8, the spokes of the Dharma, I stopped smiling 30 years ago, too wary to even fake smile in photos. I was 13 then in 88.