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Drawings, ink on Lenox 100, 12.5” x 18”

“Thanks to voracious Irony

Who gnaws on me and shakes me hard

She’s in my voice, in all I Do!

Her poison flows in all my veins!”

        – Charles Baudelaire, “The Flowers of Evil,” 1855


Botanical Tyranny or “The Evil of Flowers”