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

Painting on Xuan paper, mixed media, 105 x 68 cm, 2011




I fear this racer’s fate is cruel—

A mustang, spirit! Not a mule.

To drag a carriage? Not his call.

Who dared to desecrate his soul?

A fatal wound right to the heart—

Who crucified him to the cart?

The mustang burst, his body swayed,

His bridle pierced him like a blade.

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