The Dark Continent I - XII

                                                                                                                                     GENESIS

 
 

No. I *

we descended from a darkness that belongs to no one . . . 

 

 

 

 

      No. II *

      Still, you hold no claim here. 

 

     

       

No. I I I **          

   if we be shadows cast upon cave walls, it is that we are light keepers.         

                

        

      No. IV *      

      we met the world halfway, then merged infinitely.      

 

           

 

      No. V *

      a blackness so complete The shadow Ceases to exist.

 

     

No. VI **

each day we drink of the Sun. the great deluge.

 

 

 
 

   No. V I I **

   to be light-filled. The grandest of illusions.

 

   

 

 

 

 

     No. V I I I **

     for a precious thing is never laid to bare.

 

   

 

No. IX **

recall, the gold sifted from dirt . . . 

 

 

 

 

No. X **     

the ubiquitous shrouding an undeniable luster.     

 

    

 

 

 

   No. XI*     

     we have rested. The air reverberates        

     with our resurrection.        

 

   

 

No. XII*

the dark continent?...

and here there is a Pause.

 

 

 

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* acrylic, ink, print on cotton rag paper

** pure 24-karat gold, acrylic, ink, print on cotton rag paper

all works: 8.5 x 10.2 in. / 21.6 x 25.9 cm | 2016