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youth identity, psychological conflict, kouros, oil, expressive, poetry, myth


"Kouros: My Shy Self" places the boy within a field of flowers. His gaze is searching out and downward while his body is “…frozen in the hard grain of my own doubts, ring after ring bracing me upright.” (1) 1 Maj Ragain, "He Rushed Forth Without Weapons", Catalog Vision to Verse-Verse to Vision: A Visual and Poetic Dialogue, Maj Ragain, Poet and Jessica Damen, Painter, (Champaign, Ill,) Verde Gallery, 2004