The artist at work in her studio
the sweat running down dusted forearms
the sun shining in through plated windows and the artist
barely breathing. So barely
from the deep.
castles, cascading seashores,
to find the dust on her forearms
the sweat carving it’s ant path
days having passed
and the present alive.
Reading her work,
she sighs to wonder
the depth, transparency, disregard,
disillusionment and ignorance.
then after the hiccups.