Sculpting interlocking figures is challenging. The joints can separate or crack as the clay dries. This piece may crack, but hopefully, under the blanket or the clothing. Here is the accompanying text:
In a nursing home where I worked, residents had half an hour to eat a meal. Walter was one of a few who needed to be syringe-fed. One day, his wife visited, and we set his tray in a corner away from the busy cafeteria. When she requested a spoon, I asked, “Does Walter open his mouth?” She answered, “Yes, you may have to wait a little, but he does.”
The lunch ended, and other residents were back in bed for a nap. Walter’s wife was still spoon-feeding him, restoring some dignity to the life of this old rancher.
I'm not happy with the title "Unfading Love," though what I want to express is that. Any suggestions?
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