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