never learned to swim, can't
stay afloat in pool or ocean;

in the sea of life too, he flounders,
feels strongly now the fear of drowning

Richard Bosman (born India 1944 to United States of America 1969)
Drowning man 1983
oil on canvas
183.0 x 121.8 cm
Collection of the National Gallery of Australia
Purchased 1983

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