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Haiku – Janoisms – Book Two

PRINCE PAPA JAN GALLERY

HAIKU – JANOISMS

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© Prince Papa Jan – author  2001

©Art Papa Jan 20013 – Publishing House

© Prince Papa Jan – cover design

Kostadin Kutryanov – designer

Andrei Todorov – translator into English

ISBN: 954 8840-01-4

All rights of publication, translation and distribtuion in Bulgaria and abroad of this book
are the property of the author and the publishing house  Art Papa Jan – 20013

 

 

384. EXPRESSION

The pictures became

the speaking language

of their silence.

 

385. SORROW

If you bury something with you,

try that to be the sorrow for you!

Don’t leave sadness after yourself!

 

386. PICTURE

There are no subdued colours.

There are thrashed ones.

A landscape.

 

387. STRENGTH

If there is no strength

in your tenderness,

you’ll kill your beloved.

 

388. FRAGILITY

Fragile is the dream

of the capable:

to master the universe!

 

389. PARTING

Rage from love.

Fury parting from

tenderness.

 

390. HAPPINESS

Dreamlike deluge

upon a four-leafed clover

in your hand…

 

391. JANOISM

Janoism

found itself in the tradition

of its Pan-intellect.

 

392. DESERT

I flow out

through stormy clouds

into the water-springs of the desert.

 

393. CONFLAGRATION

Who set alight the stars

to shine

in the pupils of our eyes?

 

394. INTOXICATION

I intoxicate  hearts

and dissolve them

in myself.

 

395. MORSEL

A morsel of heavenly passion

in the earthly spirit.

A whip swishing over vanity.

 

396. POST-MORTEM

My skull –

open; and from it flow out

plasma and pictures.

 

397. CANNED

I wondered at beauty.

Canned it in pictures.

Preserves for eternity!

 

398. DREAMS

If you have the fragile dreams of the one

who has traversed the starry expanse,

wake up sobered.

 

399. TRIUNITY

Heaven – spirit.

Earth – body.

Flight – soul.

 

400. WORLDS

My reason dozed

in white slumber.

But in which world?

 

401. COITUS

Dead from a snow disease,

but over-excited, I started playing

on her hot body.

 

402. RATIONALISM

Rationalism sometimes

hinders

artistic imagination.

 

403. ETERNITY

I touched

all that lives.

And re-created it, painted.

 

404. AWAKING

Should you wish

to wake up someone,

wake up yourself first.

 

405. SPLENDOUR

Impassioned presence.

Unread sign

in a long and tender poem.

 

406. LIFE’S SPIRAL

We make love in Paradise

and are born in Purgatory,

in order to die on Earth.

 

407. EXPECTATION

Touched

by dreams;

not yet touched by a hand.

 

408. WOMAN – 1 – LORRA

Wild Amazon.

Evil witch.

Mother and mistress.

 

409. WOMAN – 2 – LORRA

Mistress and nun of destiny.

Stone and fire.

Ice and caress.

 

410. WOMAN – 3 – LORRA

Fruit of life, fruit of sin.

Snake and a domestic cat.

Lunar inspiration.

 

411. WOMAN – 4 – LORRA

Lunar inspiration.

Cosmic orgasm.

Hot sun of the desert.

 

412. WOMAN – 5 – LORRA

Flavour of fate.

Sacred cow

and a fantasy within an erotic frame.

 

413. PICTURE

I create it

with this touch.

Or I’ll lose it forever.

 

414. ILLUSIONS

If you know reality,

you must have come to know

many of your illusions about it!

 

415. PAPA JAN – BEING

I stand with one leg on the bank of birth

And with the other on the bank of death.

Astride, high above the river of life.

 

416. BEAUTY

The beautiful

should be accessible

to everyone.

 

417. DREAMER

The poetic fire

burns in the soul

of the dreamer.

 

418. LABOUR

The youth of the peasant

soaks

through the pores of the cornfield.

 

419. CORN

The shed sweat

soaking the earth.

Corn…

 

420. LOSS

If you lose the feeling for a colour,

you destroy a fragment

of the Hand of Divinity.

 

421. HARVEST

The present is the corns

on the chapped hands,

the rich harvest.

 

422. LONELINESS

While there are

two loners

there is no loneliness.

 

423. HUMANITY

We must look for

humanity

even in the beast.

 

424. WISDOM

If you want to inherit wisdom

get to know

that which is yours.

 

425. FICTITIOUS WORLD

The world, offered us

in literature, remains a world

of rationality, determinism and glory.

 

426. HALLUCINATION

I want to paint

with frost

upon canvases of fire.

 

427. HATRED

Centuries-old sadness

pierces my flesh.

Hatred.

 

428. HUMAN

Planted flower

bitten

by worldly frost.

 

429. BOREDOM

A heart

bored

with beating.

 

430. INSANITY

If you are insane, remember your mother’s milk

which is the domesticated tree

which she has stuck into you!

 

431. CHRONICLING

The stage props of the moon

and the sun

chronicled the years.

 

432. THE DELTA

The river opens

her thighs out of love.

The spring is love.

 

433. DIVINITY

Making the psyche divine

leaves matter

divine.

 

434. POKER

I love life and love.

I’m playing

poker with death.

 

435. DAWN

Delight, you purple,

in my blue eyes.

Two colours make the rainbow.

 

436. DISCOVERER

I’ll be a world

where I have discovered everything.

A sparkle of inspiration.

 

437. BEAUTY

If you can create beauty,

discover through it the road

to each and every heart.  

 

438. EVENING

The coals melt,

they smile from heaven,

reflected…

 

439. HOOVES

In the rumour

I hear

The devil’s hooves.

 

440. MIRROR

The mirror of the world

which we polish

not to see our doomed image.

 

441. STILL LIFE

If you have an object by the fireplace

invite beside it

a freezing loafer.

 

442. VANITY

Polished phrases,

polished faces.

Vanity…

 

443. SINCERITY

I collect my poured out tears

to bathe

the beloved.

 

444. THE DEGENERATE

It melts and will melt.

His body degenerates.

But another will be born.

 

445. BODILY IMPRESSION – 1

If in your body

you want to fold Nature

open it to her beforehand.

 

446. BODILY IMPRESSION – 2

If you want to open up to Nature

in order to fold it inside yourself,

wrap up your consciousness beforehand.

 

447. GIRL

Like braids are the branches

of a weeping willow.

It is a girl…

 

448. COIN OF EXCHANGE

Heart

upon the wind’s pulse –

a memory against the present!

 

449. WATER

Time knocks

on the gate –

rain upon the soul.

 

450. DECLINE OF CIVILISATION

Faced with the decline of civilisation

turn into nature!

 

451. WAITING

We turned into

hollow statues

till our next Again.

 

452. I

I walk.

I think.

In my hands I hold my “I”.

 

453. ABUNDANCE

Discover abundance in poverty,

in abundance

remember life’s things!

 

454. HISTORY

Is there

history

apart from ink?

 

455. PREDATORY FLOWER

Give it to the beloved,

who will

console it!

 

456. SAD SYMMETRY

Should you notice the sorrow of symmetry,

cheer it up playfully,

but not with uglifying violence!

 

457. HUNGER

Follow your emotions.

Fear the age-old hunger,

not the daily one.

 

458. SUN

What’s hidden will turn up.

One more sun will rise,

the sun of universal love.

 

459. INSPIRATION – 1

It is mostly nature and the animals

that bring me the sparkle of life

which is enough to inspire me.

 

460. THE BEAUTIFUL

There’s beauty in doing violence

to perfection…

Evil instills horror…

 

461. ETERNITY

In transcendent existence time

is roughly equal

to eternity.

 

462. FOLLY AND WISDOM

Even when both are an idea!

Even when both are matter.

Even when thought justifies us.

 

463. INSPIRATION – 2

Inspiration is

the ford

between two lines.

 

464. KNOWLEDGE

Buy your children

Knowledge

before they sit at table.

 

465. CREATIVITY

Creativity is a buffer

a road, an intercessor

between the world and our mind.

 

466. FEELINGS

I feel like a stone

in the world’s kidney

which wants me out.  

 

467. FEAR

If you are afraid of falling

you have no path

to the peaks!

 

468. ACT OF CREATIVITY

It undeviatingly led me

along the path of my maturing

and creative revelation.

 

469. MULTI-WOMAN

The multi-woman. Femininity.

The alpha and omega of my inspiration.

Consolation in despair.

 

470. DISCOVERY

They do not wander

who walk on the well-trodden road.

I discover a new one.

 

471.DELUSION

Not only wandering,

but generally delusion

is part and parcel of every discovery.

 

472. FORMULA

If you follow the formula,

you will reach

the exit of knowledge.

 

473. RELIGION

The artist isn’t a religious leader

but art is a religion

solely for artists.

 

474. A LIE

If you deceive someone,

begin from yourself

because you will again end in yourself.

 

475. THINKER

My brain swells

with thoughts.

The skull cannot contain them.

 

476. ACT – 1

My every picture is an act.

My every action is a picture.

My every act is freedom.

 

477. ACT – 2

Insanely inspired,

I crumpled existence

and painted upon it with mud and blood.

 

478. CHASE

I made love with atoms.

Raced with quanta

but chased the stars.

 

479. JOURNEY

Happy and inspired,

I went on my journey

in the outer space of the visible and invisible.

 

480. ACT OF CREATIVITY

My latest painting

was the beginning and end of every journey of mine.

It began with the urge, desire and inspiration.

 

481. QUALITIES

If a man

Possesses any quality,

it is the property of all mankind.

 

482. TEMPLE

Upon entry

to the temple of knowledge

leave folly behind.

 

483. PURCHASE

Beauty left me its poverty.

The beautiful cost dear.

And I couldn’t buy the whole world.

 

484. THINKING

One goes out of the skeleton

and travels to the stars

when thoughts assail him.

 

485. TRUTH

The truth is a process and road.

The truth is freedom.

The truth is maturing.

 

486 ESTIMATE

If you have had to do with truth,

give a just estimate

to its qualities.

 

487. HISTORY

History denies.

History rejects.

It has to do with every rise and fall.

 

488. THE ELEMENTS

The rubble I’ll collect,

the wholeness of negation.

The castles will pour down in my hour-glass.

 

489. WORDS

Where are the words

spoken in the spasm

of metaphysical frolic?

 

490. BEAUTY – 1

Beauty does not know weariness.

But it was weary

maybe in the face of Wisdom.

 

491. BEAUTY – 2

All who have sacrificed their youth

for beauty

will remain beautiful in old age, too.

 

492. CREATOR

The thing from which you come!

The thing coming out of you!

The thing which leads you!

 

493. ART

Let us proudly forget the feeling

and give hopes back to our thoughts

in order to remain immortal with beauty!

 

494. VICTORY

Should you lose out

let your loss

be victory.

 

495. DISAPPEARANCE

Not everything that has disappeared

has been grabbed by heaven.

There are simply lost things in life…

 

496. AWAKENING

Why fear

to wake up

in the scepticism of river basins?!

 

497. WHAT AM I?

Am I an artist or a vagabond?

Am I a seeker or a creator?

Am I a discoverer or loser on the roads?

 

498. CANVAS

To what am I more loyal

to the tarmac

or the pavement?

 

499. ROAD

My life is one with the road.

My canvases are part of it.

My life has burnt up with the petrol.

 

500. HEART

My heart is not atoms

but a melody –

the flowers are the melody.

 

501. THOUGHT – 3

Under the beam of words

and the heat of thought

the truth erupts.

 

502. PAINTING

The touch of the hands

of the artist

with people’s eyes.

 

503. I AM

I am nothing with shoulders

and on them a cross

experiencing pain.

 

504. I AM – 2

A creature which slips upon itself,

which does not exist in itself

in the condition of its support.

 

505. I AM – 3

Support in the flavour of concepts

a crown suspended in the darkness,

laid upon the forehead.

 

506. I AM – 4

In my mirror I see

golden sharp teeth

the fruit pulp of knowledge.

 

507. ASHES

If you are in ashes

turn your heart

into a phoenix.

 

508. MERGING

War between fire and water

in a marriage

of matter with the spirit.

 

509. GRAINS OF SAND

I am the sand of the desert

pouring down between your fingers,

crumbling human rock!

 

510. TRANSFER

Part of my earthly nature

I transfer to outer space

Where I will need it the more.

 

511. HEAT

If you are melting, it is not because

your body is made of wax

but because your passions are hot.

 

512. TALE

With a morsel of words

I begin the tale

about a heart.

 

513. CREDO – 2

The same,

yet

different.

 

……. (THIS PART OF THE BOOK IS IN THE ORIGINAL DISC)

 

 

741. FIRE

We burn in order to go up in the flames

of the eloquence

of knowledge.

 

742. SENSIBILITY

In the refrain of the gods  

fly out the rhymes

of your sensibility.

 

743. ETERNAL PHALLUS

We’ll remain motionless vagina

in the movement

of the Eternal Phallus.

 

744. SUNRISE

The sunrise of your smile

will warm up

my chilblained hands.

 

745. DAY-DREAMING

Analysing myself,

I still think

day-dreaming will be left to me.

 

746. CROSSROADS

The path of life

elevates the day-dream

on a crossroads.

 

747. ILLUSION

In the vicious illusion of horror

billions of cells melt

for inspiration to be born.

 

748. SHADOW

At the end of infinity

where all motion stills

I saw you shadow.

 

749. PASSAGE

We traversed infinity,

we moved our memories

through the diary of silence.

 

750. ELOQUENCE

With the smile of trepidation

you awake

the undressed eloquence.

 

751. WRINKLES

The world with its

chance walks around the body

digs out my wrinkles.

 

752. BREAKING

Fate’s stone

broke

my grandeur of glass.

 

753. RESURRECTION

The successive resurrections

purify their souls

on the ladder to heaven.  

 

754. URGE

Again my hand feels the urge

and expects to sink in the great

erotic mystery of nature and beauty!

 

755. BEAUTY

The beauty of the body and of the soul!

The beauty of birth and death!

The beauty of heaven’s ineffability and earth’s urge!

 

756. RHAPSODY OF COLOURS

Colours have no vocal cords,

their language is different.

The rest is my imagination.

 

757. INVISIBLE

The invisible slowly undresses

before the easel,

accessible only to the painter.

 

758. ANGEL

Why did the Angel

who gives beauty

kill the heavens?…

 

759. PUPILS

If you sate the pupils of your eyes,

you will kill

the light in them.

 

760. SHADOW

Light makes the shadow

a  victim of gravity

because it is ever lying down!

 

761. TIME

Man and the stones

were turned by time

like a past.

 

762. FOOD

Man

feeds best

whenever he eats.

 

763. EROTIC

Bodies are pendulums:

measuring out life

in a rhythm of passions!

 

764. WITH LORRA – 1 AFTER “CORPUS DEI”

Sometimes you will see

my tower stuck into

the Cosmic Vagina!

 

765. WITH LORRA – 2 AFTER “CORPUS DEI”

At times you will hear the wind of my breath

and the tired steps following you

to the echo of erupting volcanoes.

 

766. WITH LORRA – 3 AFTER “CORPUS DEI”

You will give your body

to the life of words

and the life of parting.

 

767. WITH LORRA – 4 AFTER “CORPUS DEI”

Voluptuous moment! In eternity’s mirror

you see your image

painted by me upon the sun.

 

768. WITH LORRA – 5 AFTER “CORPUS DEI”

We scoop up the last drops from the edge of sunset

in order to sail to the clarity of night,

scorched by the last embers of life!

 

769. WITH LORRA – 6 AFTER “CORPUS DEI”

Whose hopelessness fertilized the sounds

and scattered them in your mouth

under the baton of my brush?

 

770. WITH LORRA – 7 AFTER “CORPUS DEI”

On the spear of darkness

I string the submerged delight

Upon the “phallus” of knowledge!

 

771. WITH LORRA – 8 AFTER “CORPUS DEI”

The night is the storm, created by you,

in order to drown and save simultaneously

the remains of my poured out sperm.

 LORRA

772. WITH LORRA – 9 AFTER “CORPUS DEI”

You tear the webs of the stars

in order to save the drowned one in the sunrise

who has crawled up to your exquisite ankle.

 

773. WITH LORRA – 10 AFTER “CORPUS DEI”

You are the mother of verbal death

and wife of homeless distrust,

and step-mother of my Love.

 

774. WITH LORRA – 11 AFTER “CORPUS DEI”

The grimaces of the flesh remind me

of your posture

when kissing my swollen head!

 

775. WITH LORRA – 12 AFTER “CORPUS DEI”

You are a hooked bait – the meat of innocence

Impaled on an abyss of memories;

I remained a gladiator wedged in your crotch.

 

776. WITH LORRA – 13 AFTER “CORPUS DEI”

I plow with glance after glance your words

or look for you like a drowning man in your waters,

my desire is to see you again in the abyss of the Cosmos!

 

777. “CORPUS DEI” (TO LORRA WITH PAPA JAN)

In “CORPUS DEI” is the word of CHRIST,

I rediscovered the blood on the cross and upon my hands,

which wrote “This” for you, MY BELOVED!!!…

 

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