MARGIE SCHNIBBE

Mary and Masoud in Heaven

July 14 - October 20, 2019

Works:

risky behavior: a sculpture and poem for mary and me, 2019
fabric, thread, wood, polyester fiberfill, steel, dimensions variable

every day i love you: a sculpture and poem for masoud and me, 2019
fabric, thread, wood, polyester fiberfill, steel, dimensions variable

The Poems:

risky behavior:
a sculpture and poem for mary and me

i engage in risky behavior to relieve stress?
i engage in risky behavior to relive stress?
i engage in risky behavior because
i want to feel like a teenager again?
i engage in risky behavior because
i want to feel like i'm in my twenties again?
i engage in risky behavior because
i want to feel like i'm in my thirties again?
i engage in risky behavior because
i want to feel like i'm in my forties again?
i engage in risky behavior because
i want to be taken care of?
i engage in risky behavior because
i like to feel pleasure?
i engage in risky behavior because
i like to have fun?
i engage in risky behavior because
i'm an addict?
i engage in risky behavior because
i love you?

every day i love you:
a sculpture and poem for masoud and me

we had a fight
and then you left
and then we reconciled
and then you died
in a bicycle accident
on the Cesar Chavez bridge
coming home to me