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The Princess and the Frogs

Vicki Lee Ragan, American, born 1951

Medium: Dye diffusion transfer photograph (Polaroid)

when he bids me

separate

go home

stop following behind

let there be

time without memory

all is loss

my soul gone

into numb nothingness

my body unable

to know or move

from this strange

forbidden garden

he lures me here

where love

will not come again

– bell hooks, When Angels Speak of Love: Poems

Image thanks to the Brooklyn Museum

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