• "How to get back from where we first begun..." from the Backyard Chicken Series by Alex Moomey
  • Patsy, Tammy, Loretta, and June from the Backyard Chicken series by Alex Moomey
  • Eric and Patsy in commemoration of Tammy, Loretta, and June from the Backyard Chicken Series by Alex Moomey
  • The Backyard Chicken Series
    This series explores a sense of nostalgia and loss with four chickens, my friend Eric, a chainsaw-made stool, a VR headset, and an old Smith Corona typewriter. Patsy is a surviving Barred Rock hen after three others named Loretta, Tammy, and June. Early one morning, Eric writes while seated on a stool made by my cousins boyfriend and wears a VR headset. He types a poem while Patsy paces the yard. She pecks the ground in her usual manner. The typewriter keys slap the page one by one. The sun begins warming Eric's bare body. This selection of images document that story. These photos have been heavily manipulated to feel painterly and saturated. What follows is a draft poem by Eric Doud...
    Poem draft by Eric Doud
  • "How to get back from where we first begun... our future?" from the Backyard Chicken Series by Alex Moomey
  • Patsy Pacing from the Backyard Chicken Series by Alex Moomey
  • Eric on the stool that Nick made from the Backyard Chicken Series by Alex Moomey
  • "...From our first breath, to our last dying regret..." from the Backyard Chicken Series by Alex Moomey
  • "Where do dreams go when dreams descend? Do they fly on..." from the Backyard Chicken series by Alex Moomey