The Dark Continent I - XII
No. I *
we descended from a darkness that belongs to no one . . .
No. II *
Still, you hold no claim here.
No. III **
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. VII **
to be light-filled. The grandest of illusions.
No. VIII **
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.
* 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