Sunday, February 15, 2009


....It's one thing
to sing the beloved.
That hidden
guilty river-god
of the blood is something else...

...(before the girl soothed him
and often as if
she didn't exist)...

Third Elegy, Rainer Maria Rilke

If you click on the image you can see more details.
Part of the nerves coming out of the figure's head are stitched with chain stitch, others are beaded.