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The Doll and Dare
N 40° 44.915 W 111° 52.322
12T E 426382 N 4511213
Quick Description: This outdoor sculpture is in Liberty Park Salt Lake City Utah
Location: Utah, United States
Date Posted: 2/22/2011 2:43:35 PM
Waymark Code: WMATCR
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
Views: 11

Long Description:
The posted coordinates will take you to this wonderful sculpture in the Liberty Park that we discovered while visiting and waymarking there.

Two figure groups. On one pedestal, a young girl stands, holding a doll in her proper right hand. In front of her, on another pedestal, are two young boys. One is in a crouched position, pulling up the other boy.

Dimensions:
Sculpture: approx. 6 x 4 x 4 ft.; Base: approx. 6 x 5 x 5 ft.

The Doll and Dare

Like sunspots etching meaning
To the weather of our days,
Or rays of sunlight falling
With a shimmer shadow
Through the leaves of meadow trees

Like early winter morning hoarfrost
Clinging to the highest twigs
And branches, melting with the sun.
But staying crisp and crystalized
With the memory and mind.

Like children playing on the bench
Of summer gestures frozen
As we see them with their skirts
And shirts still there suspended
As the wind had left them -

Still as real and still as time
Which passes andas long as time
Shall be - the doll and dare
of childhood dye
The fabric of all later life.

Dennis Smith

Please check out this website for more information:

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Name or use 'Unknown' if not known: The Doll and Dare

Figure Type: Human

Artist Name or use 'Unknown' if not known: Dennis Smith

Date created or placed or use 'Unknown' if not known: 1978

Materials used: Bronze

Location: Liberty Park

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