Drawing "As My Love Lay Dying" by Hunter Madsen

"As My Love Lay Dying"

 
TITLE - "As My Love Lay Dying"
WHERE - North Vancouver, B.C. (2010)

  
As my partner Marcus battled cancer, I acquired one of the more harrowing experiences that life's journey offers to all of us, sooner or later - that of providing close daily support for a loved one who stands on the brink of death. 

"Do you need a prod?/ Do you need a little darkness to get you going?/ Let me be as urgent as a knife, then."  - Mary Oliver, "The Fourth Sign of the Zodiac" (2012)