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

Painting on Xuan paper, 84 x 60 cm, 2005

TRIO

 

 

One tune, one melody is heard

In music that’s been improvised.

 

An old man, bending to the bird,

Sings out the same song with his eyes.

 

Enframing their duet, a pine

Brings them together in accord.

 

And heeding symbols of the time,

I listen in, without a word.

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