Don’t Fence Me In by LeRoy Sodorff

Don’t Fence Me In by LeRoy Sodorff

Medium: multimedia on coffee stained paper, pen

Size: 8.5 x 11

Artist statement: Don’t dig up the dirt and allow another to fill in the deadspace. 


I finally made a score
with a pessimistic view
of this spartan
draconian world
that i wander thru

Environmentally – controlled
a rotation of a dial
flip of a switch
press of a button
rank and vile

Nary a boobtube
upon to gaze
at the stars
no channels to surf
nor rides to wave

Flat on my back
feet upon the wall
this shut in eats
steep and receives mail
at my beckon call.

Image description: A multimedia abstract image. The background is a coffee stained paper, a mottled light brown. Across the center of the piece is a thick strip of dark brown textured paper. Across the top half of the dark brown section, there is an uneven white line appearing to be a somewhat abstract horizon line, with a white circle or sun rising behind it. Across the bottom of the dark brown section is a patterned piece of paper, light brown with dark brown hash mark pattern.