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Robert Fields, "The last thing he tasted was me." 2019. 15 H x 13-3/4 W x 10 D Inches. Mixed fiber felt with latex foam backing, and graphite on plywood panel. Contemporary artwork. Informed by stories of migration... poems of Warsan Shire in "Teaching My
"The last thing he tasted was me."
Mixed fiber felt with latex foam backing, and graphite on plywood panel.
15 H x 13-3/4 W x 10 D Inches.
2019

"On the night of our secret wedding /... At his funeral, no one knew my name. / I sat behind his aunts, / they sucked on dates soaked in oil. / The last thing he tasted was me."


Words borrowed from: You Were Conceived by Warsan Shire in Teaching My Mother How To Give Birth (UK: flipped eye publishing, 2011), 21.