Date of Submission

Spring 2020

Academic Program

Studio Arts

Project Advisor 1

Daniella Dooling

Abstract/Artist's Statement

if the soil doesn’t teach us,

and the fields unleash their sorrows

onto our feet / you’ll begin to notice the leaves

no longer fall from the trees / but I know the great bottom

of the roots sunken deep into the ground / while the hills

unfold into the willows / and how to slip away without a sound.

so every empty landscape and valley of time

/ tell me to leave their shadows, wither slowly down / share my harrows,

try not to listen to the wind cry / I tried to call out but the decay of reason said otherwise.

sometimes, things gets so hard, you see /

I’ll try not to melt into the green.

/ there is a separation from the house

without any of our sutures or ties / there must be

a place to tend to, a place to forget

and to remember you.

is it possible to let something go and have it feel whole?

/ can there be some comfort or mending of our souls?

I am not worth the misted dreams,

but you are. Please,

do not forget.

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