Title: Virgil Quick Come See, There Goes Rubbery Lee
Material: Oil on canvas
Frankness is the child of honesty and courage. – Robert E. Lee
When we left off last episode in this redirection of his myth, our hero with a thousand faces, the unflappable (he could not be flapped) Robert E. Lee and his magical wonder-horse Traveller had bcome colorized and were flying willy Lincoln – I mean willy nilly (if only a tad) — in a room that wracks and rocks like the stage at an Ornette Coleman concert I once attended.
The roof is gone and inside is outside, like in a Donald Roller Wilson dream painting (and like in some of my own dreams). Our heroes are inside a flag, if you ever wondered what the inside of an American flag looks like.
If Trigger – I mean Traveller — appears agitated, it’s because a horse divided against itself cannot stand it, if I may misquote my old friend Abraham.
Speaking of Abraham, can you tell me where he’s gone? He freed a lot of people …