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

Painting on Xuan paper, 68 x 68 cm, 2007

LI PAY

 

 

—A poet?

—A poet!

       poet… poet…

Not ashes, but light

Lingered on for a moment.

 

Enticed by the moon,

He stepped off the dock

Into the water…

       …and sank

              ...like a rock…