Sestina, First Stanza
oil paint, Venetial plaster, graphite
30.75 x 26.5

The text inside this piece reads: When my father cut the lilac / for my birthday, I felt the stiff leaves rustle. / In a waft of its fragrance I thought I could gallop / and know which way to veer / to hold its scent in the mirror / as the wind pushed reflection down a slope.