Skunk Hour

“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.