Keeping the Flame Alive. Hand holding lit candle.
Portrait painted on chair. Mixed media dream catcher on chair back.

Brooke Larson


Tom Nordgren's "A Prayer for the Cue" brought to mind this kiddie chair barnacled with bones, uncooked corn and rice, and a tired old prophet ready for some form of rejuvenation. Have long been allured by the Jewish tradition of leaving a chair empty for Elijah's return.... how emptiness can hold the promise of a different future.

Chair of Elijah