© Copyright Valentina Battler. All rights reserved
Paintings are accompanied by the author's poems. Translated into English by Andrey Kneller
Painting on Xuan paper, 62 x 52 cm, 2003. Sold
The old man, in the early light,
Sat fishing. Chirping in their flight,
The birds weaved nets out of the reeds,
Preserving peace of early dawn.
And yet, his heart would start to beat
A little faster with their song.