lapis lunaris –
guest in the underworld, the bull Apis,
disturbs the mind of a forum.
lapis telluris –
kris as a tiger-like cuttle-fish
throws the stones into secretum.
lapis Histriae –
roman bee (apis)
collects the stones into concretum.
The triptych Lapidarium from the series Concrete – tanka triads in the form of Japanese poem tanka or waka with the syllabic scheme of 5-7-5 – 7-7, in its core associates according two fundamental principles of concretism, i. e. difference of letter (paragram, logogriph) and permutation of letters (anagram, permutogriph), the three notions: Apis (Egypt. the bull of Osiris) – cuttlefish (several species with tiger pattern) – apis (lat. bee); triad corresponds to the triangle on the forehead of Apis, a symbol of genetic »familiar« trinity of Osiris, Isis and their son Horus; their statue position: HOI; cf. DNA – nucleic, nucleus in the middle, Osiris on a lapis lazuli pillar. (Note by author)
Translated from Slovenian by author