We have encountered craters
on the moon
and touched the edge
of endless solitude;
patriotic fascination
has stunted the world.
New chapters of man’s glory
are to be written –
and parallel goes
the reality of
We have confronted countless
craters on this earth,
inflicted by cruelty and greed
through domination
that has not served research
or new discoveries.
We have met craters that had
no visits, but one would flee from,
as one flees nightmares
in desperation; visit craters
at which a lost child only
wanders over desolation,
confused, doubtful, not
aware that this is
the reality of


painting – “Condition Unchanged” / 1969 / JR.