Hektoen International

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Tag: Viola Moriarty

  • Dancing with Dex

    Viola Moriarty Bennington, Vermont, USA Poet’s statement: Originally part of a multi-media exhibit at the Bennington Cancer Center, this poem was a reflection upon the effects of steroids during chemotherapy, where “Dex” refers to dexamethasone.   After chemo #2, 2007 Viola Moriarty Oil on canvas 18” x 24” Dancing with Dex She takes the woman’s…