Sara Suppan

VI

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V

I gave them shelter and went through the motions

I gave them shelter and went through the motions but I remember mostly sorrow-- broken bones, dead gerbils and dogs, little round faces wet with tears, a sickening river of junk food, and their sad attempt, all five of them before they passed into the secrecy of adolescence, to call me out of myself into the sunshine of their love

Oil and acrylic on canvas, 50x40"
2018