Jennifer Wilhoit
Bainbridge Island
2022

Story Info

Story & Experience

I created a bird up image standing (on its tail) against the mossy, lichen-covered bark of the pear tree.

Why this Place?

Bainbridge Island

This pear tree with whom I have developed a reciprocal relationship has been damaged by humans. 

Act of Beauty

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I spoke to the tree, thanking her for all of the experiences and communications we’ve shared over the past five years. I expressed my sorrow for the ways in which she’s been harmed. And I made a bird with fern frond wings, a braided grass body, and a bouquet of dandelions for her tail. 

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