© Copyright Valentina Battler. All rights reserved
Painting on Xuan paper, 64 x 38 cm, 2000. Sold
Paintings are accompanied by the author's poems. Translated into English by Andrey Kneller
Your flower opens,
Spilling drops of fragrant dew.
Petalled tears fall,
When sunset lights your view.
You bow to the sun,
Like a tragic actor, with sorrow.
You’ve lost your dress.
But all repeats tomorrow.