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NO BOUNDARIES By Helene Pilibosian From Bibliophilus I set Armenian miniatures On a table before me, Their colors not muted by years, their shapes worshipping centuries. Their kneeling figures spoke to my fears, words they might have uttered not always teaching by treading lightly. The application of haloes was faded in scope but not in hues transfigured by their original approach. Reds and blues dominated and conformed to the brush as dark gold of haloes drew the symbol of circles. Their women, few, crossed my paths as if some ancient memory redrew them here or took my consciousness back to where I was searching for their daily walk, perhaps searching then and still for a mother-figure. Boundaries were blank to this celebration, this silent conversation I had with the art of saints. Helene Pilibosian is principal of Ohan Press. She's been an editor of The Armenian Mirror-Spectator and has written articles for the community in addition to contributing many poems to American literary journals. She is the author of "At Quarter Past Reality", a prizewinning book of poetry, as well as "Carvings from an Heirloom", her first book of poems on Armenian subjects.