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

Painting on Xuan paper, 66 x 66 cm, 2004

LOTUS

 

 

The arms of leaves stretched to embrace

The fair-skinned beauty, as a shield

From those who might disturb her grace

And cause the pearls of dew to spill.

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