In this blog we will share with you our vision of beauty, balance, harmony.

As Mark Leach writes in his book Raw Colour with Pastels: “Sound is all around us, and it is musicians who refine that sound into something of beauty. As a painter, I have always felt that my purpose is to craft colour in a similar way, to see through the confusion and seek harmony and beauty.”

And we add: Words, fragments of sentences, spoken noise is all around us, and Ken arranges words in such a way as to capture beauty in the accidental, the ambient soundtrack of life.

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Dazed and Confused for so long it's not true....

Daphne auf Yupo - Daphne on Yupo 32 x 22 cm by Karin Goeppert


You didn’t actually jump
out of an airplane, you merely shuffled
till you ran out of floor, then you were
out there banging along the “skin”
of the aircraft, paralyzed
by a panic of such sublimity you’re unable
to remember what it felt like, silk opening
more or less horizontally,
saved again.
You hit the sand, brushed off,
took a leak, moved on to the tree line, shot an
azimuth—a compass reading, not a local animal—
even so you often got lost
in some awful swamp at Fort Polk, Louisiana,
in the poison ivy of Fort Benning, Georgia,
in the Columbian girls of the Canal Zone
at ten-bucks a pop the best bargain in town
got lost in them too, lost among civilians
at the National Gallery in D.C. who mocked you when
much too wasted on Mexican weed and Southern Comfort 
and something else which, symptomatically enough, you don’t  
remember, you looked at the pictures too up close and
slipped through the cracks of badly restored Old Masters
or the girl in Carmel who once said, unhappily, disgustedly
even, “Are you lost? I didn’t know people like you came here.”

Dazed and Confused - Led Zeppelin 

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