Elegy

1996
4" x 8' x 16'
linen, copper, glass, found objects; plain weave, fabricated.

He is never without his handkerchief. She still thinks they're a disgusting habit, but they are washed, folded, and stacked nonetheless. He's needed them more of late. Enduring colds of winter; deep, easy source of tears. Managing the chores, groceries, laundry, carpool, music lessons. Trying to find some sense in the love, the routine, the absence.