Tuesday, August 5, 2008

hope denied

August 5, 2008

At some point during your loved one's illness, you realize that hope is a fleeting thing and that your family's journey is heading towards an inevitable conclusion. Cancer can feel like being enclosed in a small dark box from which there is no escape. It consumes your every thought, every minute of every day. Your spirit is weighed down by chains of despair. Without realizing it, I made this piece mid journey with no thought of how it would evolve. When done, my family told me that it was the darkest piece I had ever made. That made perfect sense to me as I couldn't conceive of any light for a very long time after losing my mom.......


Lonely Paul said...


Veronica said...

WOW, I hope things are okay now? Did you have the big C? Remission?
very thought provoking piece.

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