Wednesday, November 7, 2007

Lace Murex

Chicoreus dilectus,
Elaborate tiny shell
Of gray, pink and white
Like blushing ashes
In the palm of my hand.

Beach treasure,
Remnant of my childhood
The life that made you
Is long gone
An empty shell
In the palm of my hand.

- Nancy Boudreau

5" x 7" acrylic painting on gessoed mat board
signed, dated and comments on the back

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