skunk hour
22 May 2017
“I stand on top
of our back steps and breathe the rich air–
a mother skunk with her column of kittens swills the garbage pail
She jabs her wedge-head in a cup
of sour cream, drops her ostrich tail,
and will not scare.”

-excerpt from Robert Lowell’s “Skunk Hour”

*All work in this series is shot on 4×5” film and printed as 30×40” archival inkjet prints.