Haiku … 桜の花びら

“Haiku … 桜の花びら”, 65 x 90 cm., oil on canvas, is a textured abstract work that explores the haiku moment of fallen cherry tree blossoms scattered by the wind:

sakura petals
scatter beyond all fences.
kissed by a mild breeze.

 

 

Notes of a Madman.

Time travel (oil on canvas, 40 x 40 cm.)
Time travel (oil on canvas, 40 x 40 cm.)

NOTES OF A MADMAN.

Cast amid a sea of conjecture
seething with mysterium and magic,
I unleash upon my psyche
the distorted phantasies
of an undisciplined soul.

Seduced by the romanticism
of a gibbet in darkness,
I sally past the contingencies of reality
in pursuit of divine retribution,
and aspire toward that which
must be accepted on faith alone.

My words warrant neither explanation
nor restraint,
for the notes of a madman
are understood by his own kind.

(From “Notes of a Madman”, my first published poetry book, 1987, Winston-Derek Publishers, Inc., USA.)