Five movements for duet: flute and Bb/bass clarinet.
1-According to its stories, the wheat began in darkness
8-Human eyes are not still enough to see the eyes of the wheat
12-Wheat comes from white, named for the color of the wheat’s edible bones
13-The wheat’s name for you is secret
16-Much is not passed down because the wheat’s way of praying is to try to forget
Commissioned by Central Michigan University’s Crescent Duo in collaboration with poet Jeffrey Bean.
Premiered at Central Michigan University in 2015. Subsequent performances in the Midwest, including at the National Flute Convention 2017 in Minneapolis.
Featured on the album Poet as Muse released late 2017 on Centaur Records.
Published by Potenza Music, available late 2017.