October 2019 Ekphrasis Show at the Venue Gallery with Patsy Rahn
June 2019 Wonderlab paint demonstration for Sprouts class (1 - 3 year olds) during a month of color
Excerpt from "A Unit of Two United" Part II, by Patsy Rahn
I see you, human!
How did you get here
Why aren’t you wearing a space suit,
Woman, you can’t possibly be standing
or are you floating?
Your image flickers, is filtered
through with star light,
perhaps you are a dream,
a butterfly dreaming a woman.
You see me in my outer wear
but can’t know that inside
this suit I am the metamorphoses
of a caterpillar, my butterfly body
softly settled in the suit,
two of my legs in the left pant leg
two legs in the right,
one leg in the left arm
and one leg in the right,
The wings are a stroke of genius,
and they are mine.
The suit is engineered to keep them
protected and allow me to
use them as I normally would,
an interstellar wing propulsion.
And now, woman, you float above me,
a true miracle, or are you a mirage?
Are you the dream traveler
who has escaped the grasp of earth,
have you popped out of your
crysalis and emerged a human
in this unknown place?
Are we to form a Unit of Two United?
to explore, expand, experiment in
this great frontier?