petals! petals! (2018)
II. traumatize the water
III. in the beginning, there were lilies....
IV. palimpsest: compost flowers
Commissioned by the Oregon Bach Festival Composers Symposium 2018
Flute, Cello & Piano
Faceless birds weep into the revelation.
This body never existed. The seaveil
Spitting ships upon stone— we split
upon the wide damp earth
— Jacob Bolda
premiere performance of parts I. & II.