jan oskar hansen

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  • Denis Mair Denis Mair (9/5/2020 1:14:00 PM)

    After a lifetime of sea-faring, Oskar Hansen has many observations to share. In retirement he sifts through experiences to bring in his harvest. His vignettes are concretely personal while touching on universal themes. I think perhaps his spirit was toughened by tough circumstances in his early years, so he learned to appreciate what life brought him and drink it in like a sponge. His body of work is panoramic and kaleidoscopic: it will broaden your horizons.

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Autumn Leaf

Autumn Leaf.

The fall leaves dance weren’t celebrating life,
but utter despair, they whirled around in
the plaza like furious dervishes, faster and
faster till they ended up, exhausted, in a heap
in the corner, near the bin, for empty bottles.

A thunder rumble, warning of rain to come,
gutters will be rivers and leaves rafts, steering
around boulders down foamy waterfalls and
into the sewers, where the outcast rat lives and
witness our gaseous effluence.

Turning into mulch, mixed with human waste;
perfect nourishment free of ...

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Decisive tourist
Chancellor Adolph Hitler
Visits Paris

The final tourist
President George Bush
Visits Baghdad