Saturday, December 20, 2008

JUMP again - A Forum for New World Culture. A blog by Ray Grist.

From 1977 until 1979, while living in Charneca da Caparica, Portugal, I created a portfolio of lino cuts. I did these lino cuts as morning and evening meditations. Along with the prints I wrote a series of Haiku poetry, in both English and Portuguese. The portfolio contains 6 lino cuts and 11 Haiku, 5 in Portuguese and 6 in English. The Portuguese Haiku are not translations of the English.

The portfolio is titled "Thoughts On A Passage."

On occasion, I will reproduce these prints and Haiku in the blog.

Ray Grist

Esperando já
Por que espero, nao sei
Como as ávores

What is important
Places, things, remain behind
Thoughts on a passage

1. The Studio, lino cut, 5 7/8 x
7 7/8 inches, 1977 - 1979.

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