The King of Summer
It's cicada season in Maryland, and the sound of their rattle makes me feel like I'm home, wherever I hear it. This year, the 17-year cicadas are out, and the sound is deafening. They are the kings of summer, leaving their perfect shells behind like so many relics of kings of old.
"The King of Summer" Jessica Boehman, Summer 2020, mixed media.
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