Monday, February 28, 2011

"Up, Mommy"

2 layer woodcut with hand coloring
Oil based ink and watercolors on Rives BFK
3" x 5" (image) 6" x 8" (paper)

Hello, little one. Tiny hands reach up, signalling a desire to be carried. So easy to scoop you up with my big hands, and at first you seem as light as a feather. At first. You spent almost nine months inside me and sometimes I worry that you want back in.

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