The Dark Continent XXV - XXXVI
No. XXV **
We once sought refuge there.
No. XXVI **
Refuge from the aftermath . . . A Reckoning to come.
No. XXVII **
On that fateful day — as one we would Rise.
No. XXVIIII **
Rise up from the Silence of a Thousand Years . . .
No. XXIX **
The thick, forced quietude that wouldn’t let us breathe . . .
No. XXX **
And so on for Ages, ions, Tens of Thousands of Remeberings
— or so it felt.
No. XXXI **
Buckled beneath the weight of Glory’s Judgement. We ate in the Sin.
No. XXXII **
Enamored with the Circularity of Time . . .
No. XXXIII **
It is our Birth Rite to be great. To be Great — a burden.
No. XXXIV **
Yet, we recall when you would Call me by my Name.
No. XXXV **
In the Spent Light of a day Long Past
— you dare utter it.
No. XXXVI **
Now back at the Beginning . . .
I beckon you for the Long Journey into Night.
** 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 | 2019