Beth Gordon: Fortuitous

Scattered, 1987, by Mary Hatch, oil on canvas, 36โ€ x 40โ€

 

Fortuitous

On the red-eye to Ranchos Palos Verdes for a global coding conference, oxygen masks fall like upside down jack-in-the boxes, the ocean grows, a round blue weed, etching figure eights on every window,

voices of my fellow passengers, like oily […]