This man-eating plant is really a metaphor for COVID-19: it can attack you in so many ways, it often doesn’t let you go, and it will do anything it can do to survive. You can see that some people have already been consumed and some are waiting their turn. The question is — can they get away…
The combination of COVID-19 and the travails in US politics left me in a perpetual funk last summer, I was really depressed and had a hard time dragging myself out of it. Lots of walks in nature helped, but my creative thought was effectively zero. Finally, in November, I asked myself how I could represent my feelings about COVID and this piece was the manifestation of thoughts on the subject.