© Copyright Valentina Battler. All rights reserved
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
No wind outside, but the arena's storming,
Your bloody cloak is flashing in the sun.
Time is an instant, fate strikes without warning,
There, love and suffering have alloyed into one.