Blue, green, pink, and gold 4-panel painting of sleeping boy watched by shadowy figure from closet in suburban house at night with flowerbed, teddy bear, toys, underground pipes, stuffed rabbit, shower, and shovel by Steven L Jones
4 panels; acrylic ink on dyed paper with wooden frames
21" x 9" / 23" x 18" / 21" x 9.75" / 25" x 25"

Ere Babylon was dust,
The Magus Zoroaster, my dead child,
Met his own image walking in the garden.
That apparition, sole of men, he saw.
For know there are two worlds of life and death:
One that which thou beholdest; but the other
Is underneath the grave, where do inhabit
The shadows of all forms that think and live,
Till death unite them and they part no more...

- Shelley

Deep meaning lies often in childish play.

- Johann Friedrich von Schiller