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Three school girls painted with expressive palatte knife and colors


In this "Say Cheese" moment are saccharin pink bodies, scowling faces and scrawling figures made with thick, swirling palette knife marks. Their faces are molded like clay. Their heavy lidded eyes and deep furrowed foreheads are old for schoolgirls. This painting is inspired by another snapshot found within Cynthia’s envelope. Ragain's responsive poem "What the Dead Remember."captures a mortal tone "My name is written on a flat, polished stone. I cannot read it. Say it for me.