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

Painting on Xuan paper, mixed media, 125 x 68 cm, 2011

CARMEN AND JOSÉ

 

 

José—her accidental, cherished guest.

He gave his heart; she left him at a loss.

His heart beats rapidly, hers—less and less.

She's merciless. Matchless. That's his heavy cross.

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