Standing transfixed
the crackling chill of exposure spreads along the spine
threatening to numb the brain,
there is a moment but a brief time to recall a magician’s trick;
the trick is to create a fire in the limelight and be revived in the warm glow.

© photo and words by Pamela Ferris-Olson

January 6, 2014


2 thoughts on “Exposed

    1. The staging was another artist’s conception on display at the Guggenheim several year’s back. The imagery spoke to me, surprising there was no one else at the time who was equally drawn to the installation.

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