Have You Ever Tried to Enter The Long Black Branches of Other Lives?

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by valerie mclean

Acrylic on Birch Panels (Diptych)

h: 30 w: 60 d: 1 (cms).

“Have you ever tried to enter the long black branches of other lives…….”* Four years in our new house on the outskirts of Edinburgh. Four years getting to know the land. Walking in the woods most days. Noticing the changes. The title of this painting comes from the Mary Oliver poem – Have You Ever Tried to Enter the Long Black Branches.


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