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Daesha Devón Harris

By 6th September 2018 No Comments

My heart was filled with unvoiced cries But now my soul is wonder-wise
Just Beyond the River: A FolkTale
Winter 2017
31” x 21”
Chromira print and button hook in hardwood box with etched glass

I went down in the valley And I crossed an icy stream
And the water I was crossing Was no water in a dream

Just Beyond the River: A FolkTale
Fall 2017
31” x 21”
Chromira print and quilt square in hardwood box with etched glass

Ye have no chains to bind my free-born soul
Just Beyond the River: A FolkTale
Winter 2016
31” x 21”
Chromira print and glass beads in hardwood box with etched glass

The soul of Justice cannot thrive On barren soil and stay alive.
Just Beyond the River: A FolkTale
Fall 2017
31” x 21”
Chromira print and rasp in hardwood box with etched glass

My soul has grown deep like the rivers
Just Beyond the River: A FolkTale
Summer 2012
31” x 21”
Chromira print and brooch in hardwood box with etched glass

Precious is Freedom, high the price Bought ever at a sacrifice
Just Beyond the River: A FolkTale
Summer 2016
31” x 21”
Chromira print and oar lock in hardwood box with etched glass

I do not need Freedom when I’m dead. I cannot live on tomorrow’s bread.
Just Beyond the River: A FolkTale
Fall 2017
31” x 21”
Chromira print and letter opener in hardwood box with etched glass

There are stains on the beauty of my democracy
Just Beyond the River: A FolkTale
Winter 2015
31” x 21”
Chromira print and tintype case in hardwood box with etched glass

all images © Daesha Devón Harris