Quick-Frozen, Short-Lived. 2012
Last night I swept the accumulated snow from the railing of the Pearl Street Bridge in Johnson, Vermont, then took a can of water and a foam brush and lettered a passage from a work provisionally called Dead Letters written by fellow Vermont Studio Center resident, Alena Graedon.

The water froze almost immediately as I brushed a thin coat onto the cold concrete, the icy lettering shining and a bit darker than its surrounding concrete.

It began to rain around 1:30 am. The piece had lasted little more than two hours.

The text reads, "I pressed my hand to the window, then put it back in my lap. Watched its white ghost slowly fade from the glass."
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