Bitter And Sweet

Poem By Igor Balatsky

The woman of autumn is
Sweetness of apple with honey
And bitter of white chrysanthemum

From 'The Lady of Fall' (2011)

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This is quite beautiful and stunning in its way.
This poetic and surprising comparisons... Thank you

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