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"Funeral for the Honey Bee" by Jess X Chen

Scratchboard / Screenprint | 14”x19”

     I close my wings and hit

           the ground. I open my wings

     and my colony drops dead. I close my wings

and every flower at my funeral mourns for me.” 

- excerpt from The Last Words of the Honey Bees , a poem from my recent chapbook of poetry: From The Earthworm To The Night

Did you know all worker bees are women?

Watch this ted talk by bee researcher, Martha Spivak to learn more about colony collapse disorder.

Additionally, a limited edition of large screen prints and colored gicleé prints of this image are available at the LoveHoldLetGo store. 

They will also be available very soon at the Justseeds Collective store


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