"When Dreams Go Bust"
Title: "When Dreams Go Bust"
Proverbs 13:12 Hope deferred makes the heart sick,
but a longing fulfilled is a tree of life.
Have you been bitterly disappointed, broke and disillusioned?
If so you will probably relate to this work. I invite you to study the details. The stickers from the couple's travels. You can discover their importance by googling them.
The small cup of African Violets the woman carries with her; even though she has no home seems absurd until we realize they are a remnant of beauty, and a hope for a better tomorrow. She gazes into the distance reflecting on what might have been, what went wrong,; uncertain of what may lie ahead.
He watches with hawkish eyes, a mix of hurt and anger. His arm upon her purse containing their few precious items. His straw skimmer worn with tattered ribbon and snags. He wears no tie. Its not required if you're not working.
Its time to start rebuilding, but where and how they do not know. They wait upon the Lord.
There is symbolize in the landscape as well but I leave that to you to reflect upon. I hope this piece moves you to compassion, thankfulness, enduring faith in hard times, and a hand to those less fortunate.
Size (h w d): 20 x 16 x .75 in
Creation Date: April 2019