side by side I


oil on linen


In a private collection

sold through Edgewater Gallery on the Green

Love consists in this,
that two solitudes
protect and touch
and greet each other.

— Rainer Maria Rilke
from Letters to a Young Poet

This simple ‘holding hands’ barn set has
caught my eye for years whenever I take
Rte 116 through Bristol, Vermont.
The weathered grey siding was alive with
reflected color from the sky and the grass.