Bernini’s Ecstasy of St. Teresa rose up like some sort of pornographic still life …. the saint on her back, arched in pleasure, mouth open in a moan, and over her, an angel pointing his spear of fire.
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Katherine Applegate -- The One and Only Ivan
I’m not sure what I expected to do with them. fly wife is an artist and I thought perhaps she might want them for a still life, but when I got home with the dogs—the eggs somehow unbroken, cradled in my pack bouncing on the rig—I saw Hawk sitting on her clutch of eggs.