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

Painting on Xuan paper, 64 x 38 cm, 2000. Sold

LOTUS TEARS

 

 

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.

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