Monday, September 24, 2012

El paraguas

in the pouring rain
down the alley
two flâneurs —
the sense of humor 
going nowhere

Mercier and Camier

12 Shirts

twelve shirts 
in a closet
— you can only wear one at a time

sketch of the poet Ryokan (credits: ?)...

Todo lo que hay!

A tribute to Andy Goldsworthy (his photo, my Taoist inscription).  Hope he doesn't mind, this great environmentalist.

Look at that grim deadly sky
the leaves
the universe created
from a single throw
of a god-like

Thursday, May 31, 2012

The walls of Valparaíso !

Photo by Boris Gregoric: Valparaiso, Chile

The Lost Plane of St. Exupery ¨_

Photo by Boris Gregoric: The Lost Plane of St. Exupery, Chile

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Homeward Bound

With its rocks, trees, nightly creatures, by departing astronauts seen from great distance , the mountain is like the living god  stranded, left behind in the confinement of our imaginary reality.

Maybe something menacing underlies all living things, but luckily, it only lasts for a brief interval as we appear in this guise; then again  we are free at the foothills of the immense plateaus close to the stars. 

Other livings gods, even greater, darker, occulter await inside of us, while the departing astronauts look back —as if they could, once, return Home.

Der Zauberberg by Boris Gregoric, oil/canvas, ca. 1998

Sunday, January 8, 2012

Orpheus With Orchid.

Unfinished oil painting ca. 1998. Orfeo con la Orchidea

Every artwork, no matter how 'finished' should remain for ever unfinished.

Once it is 'finished' it dies.

Learning from Flaubert.  The striving for perfection inevitably hinders. Becoming good at something means so much hard labor that, in the end, you have to wonder —was it really worth it?