$ (Withdrawn for gallery show: TEXT/IMAGE, May 5-June3 at the Ann Arbor Art Center)
Acrylic, 23k gold leaf, Crushed Gypsum, & Alkyd
"Deorcum nihtum draca ricsan se the on heaum hofe hord beweotode, stan-beorh steapne; stig under leog eldum uncuth." Translated it says: "A dragon began to rule in the dark nights, the guard of a hoard in a high barrow hall. Towering stone mound, the entrance beneath it lay unknown to men."