a final revolution around the sun, 2;01, 2016  

You're never closer to death than when you are born." --Lee, midwife at George Washington University Hospital

Staring in disbelief at a half ton of sod covering my studio floor, mostly brown and already composting, all I could do was laugh. In that split second, I realized this structure was simply a metaphor for the wall I had built around my own heart, so I wouldn’t have to feel the pain of loss.

                                                                                                                                   - excerpted from The Fall of the Wall, statement on grief