Self Portrait: Not quite, myself
Karly Michelle Whalley
Plaster, white paint on black material and wooden board. Water drops. Steaming hot water holds me, slowly encouraging a form of restoration.
Water entices my muscles into action in the morning and soothes them towards sleep at night.
My whole self enveloped; my thoughts drift between the productive, creative and the quiet, calm.
Self portrait: lopsided, off-kilter, not quite right, but made from myself; slowly, qu
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