Art Walking Tour: Stop 1

Outside of Main Entrance, Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Albert Paley, Rochester, NY. The Promise, 2013, formed and fabricated steel

Through nocturnal
striated clouds
the stars celestial brilliance
penetrates the night air
The moonlit path
beckons the journey
and the promise
of a new dawn
In that time of transition
in the haze of morning
when life stirs anew
the wild geese
have taken flight
In their wings
is held the first
of the sun’s warmth
of this new day

Part of a piece of art is seen. The work is Albert Paley, Rochester, NY. The Promise, 2013, formed and fabricated steel.

This poem, and the sculpture it inspired, remind us that with every season’s change, nature offers us the promise of a new day.

Explore Tour Stop 2