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A Spectral Hue

by Craig Laurance Gidney

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For generations, the marsh-surrounded town of Shimmer, Maryland has played host to a loose movement of African-American artists, all working in different media, but all utilizing the same haunting color, a shifting pigment somewhere between purple and pink, the color of the saltmarsh orchid, a rare and indigenous flower.