Arctic Mama

2003 gouache on paper 20 x 16 inches

Arctic Mama  Oct. 28, 2002

In reality you were ice cold

without even a kiss

So let’s just start over  and pretend it was like this.

I invented this smile for your face for the morning I was born.

It’s possible you even felt this way, deep down.

Well, maybe deep deep down.

© 2009