A life (Howard Nemerov)

Dimensions 73 cm x 66 cm x 44 cm
Materials Sandblasted glass, cast glass, bronze, wood, stone
Collection Frances Dirks, Broolkyn, N.Y.

Howard Nemerov is one of my poetry heroes. The text in this sculpture is the entirety of his very short poem “A life”, a droll, succinct view of life in its three stages youth, middle age, and old age.

A Life
Innocence
In a sense
In no sense.