Beneath the Tumtum Tree
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“Once, I could choose… Some part of me remembers that.

Now the Hunt pulls me… through these gnarling Tumtum trees… the Hunger leads. And I cannot choose who I will eat. Who is next? Who crosses my path… I crawl, I smell, I smell, I smell…”

-Beneath the Tumtum Tree, Holly Hoenshell-Nelson

Inspired by the nonsensical poem, The Jabberwocky, this piece further explores the story. I finished it as part of a collaborative work with a writer (excerpt above) and composer. You can listen and read their part of the collaboration on our Triptych Blog.

Candice Broersma
Fairfield, USA

Candice Broersma is a freelance illustrator specializing in fantastical subject matter and a graduate of the Savannah College of Art in Design. In 2016, Candice was awarded the Kev… Show more.

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