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Cradle Song

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BC: C R A D L E S O N G c. Corinne Whitaker 2014 All rights reserved www.giraffe.com giraffe@giraffe.com

FC: C R A D L E S O N G Corinne Whitaker

1: C R A D L E S O N G Corinne Whitaker

2: How can I face a child today knowing what I know?

4: Slash one baby Hack another Gun down a third Burn her brother.

6: 300,000 in just one month 2,000,000 more in just ten years Over 1,000,000,000 that's "B" as in billion "B" as in babies crouching in terror year after year.

8: How can I face any child today knowing what I know?

10: 800 little ones caustically hit by sarin gas. The nerve of it!

12: Shatter. Sever. Totally maim. He was only 13. What was his name?

14: I will build a wall a weeping wall a wall so tall that the wind will crawl underground in shame and the sparrows titter tots - fair game.

16: How can we face a child today knowing what we know?

18: What if Hitler was not an anomaly? How can a baby be anyone's enemy? Earth as the tomb of the unknown child the toxic womb of men gone wild.

20: How can I face myself today knowing what I know?

22: Bombs bursting in air? Bombs shredding the hair Of the tiniest tot in her rocking chair.

24: Did she smile a while in her gentle guile? Or did she dissolve as a tarred-out pile at the intersection of bile, and vile?

26: Why doesn't someone anyone care?

28: Tell me, damnit if you dare Where are those children? Find me those children. Bring back those children!

30: How can I face any children today knowing what I know?

33: Corinne Whitaker, aka the Digital Giraffe, brings 33 years of experience to her career in digital imaging and sculpture. She publishes the award-winning Digital Giraffe eZine (www.giraffe.com), now in its 20th year of web publication and visited by over 156 nations. Whitaker has exhibited in over 80 solo and 260 group shows world wide, including the New York Digital Salon/Visual Arts Museum, Institute for Design and Experimental Art, Sacramento, California, Museum of Computer Art, Austin Museum of Digital Art, and "Momentum: Women, Art, Technology". Eight of her digital sculptures can be found at DAAP, the world's first virtual sculpture park online. She is one of the "distinguished artists" invited into two international conferences on 3D printing in sculpture. Whitaker is featured in the CD ROM and book "Women Artists of the American West" as well as "Art of the Digital Age" and the DVD set "International Digital Sculpture, 2009" Whitaker works out of her studio in Foster City, California. "Cradle Song" is her 8th book.

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  • Title: Cradle Song
  • Corinne Whitaker's 8th book of digital paintings and poetry returns to the theme of how children are impacted by war. More specifically, she brings her vibrant images and incisive words to the practice of using children as the targets of hatreds and power grabs.
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  • Published: almost 5 years ago