© Copyright Valentina Battler. All rights reserved
Paintings are accompanied by the author's poems. Translated into English by Andrey Kneller
Painting on Xuan paper, 50 x 64 cm, 2004
HERONS AT THE POND
In the creek, in the fog, in the calm,
The herons stroll in a chain.
And the soul will flinch if the bird
Suddenly squawks from the cane.