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Paintings are accompanied by the author's poems. Translated into English by Andrey Kneller

Painting on Xuan paper, 67 x 55 cm, 2005




The umbrellas get beaten

By the merciless and tiresome rain.


It covers the earth

With the mask of autumn’s cool veil.


In such inclement weather,

How could I avoid getting stained?


Sadness and grief.

But we mustn’t let sorrow prevail.

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