Insects, such as butterflies, inhabit cocoons during a period of metamorphosis before emerging transformed. Arie Sawyer uses the concept of a cocoon to imagine a protective layer that humans might take comfort in. People are cocoon weavers, whether they know it or not is both a positive and negative commentary on the comfort zones we often find ourselves hiding in: while they are a place of safety, they can also stifle growth and constrain our potential.