Leonel Jeremie in his bedroom, Bois Jolie, Haiti. July, 2014.Leonel Jeremie in his bedroom, Bois Jolie, Haiti. July, 2014.

Thinking of

Frantz Fanon and Hegel (his famous Herrschaft und Knechtschaft, often translated as the Master and Slave dialectic, but perhaps more accurately translated as Lordship and Bondage), the latter so moved by the Haitian revolution,

and

William Blake who sought to vaporize the und

and Jung, in his Answer to Job, leaves me seeing dark and light. each needing to make the other

and

Nisargadatta’s ‘The window is the absence of the wall and it gives light and air because it is empty.”*

and Leonel, like a being from another realm, blazing towards me…

*From ‘I Am That’, Acorn Press, 1999, p260