In Britain, the 14th February is St Valentine's Day, but in Bulgaria it's also Wine Day, so here's a double set of paintings and poems to mark both occasions ...
Still Life with Wine
Life’s blood, raw colour.
Between one sip and another,
potential, truth or lies.
You could say that, I suppose –
but, go on, pour me another glass.
Belief in it may be enough:
perhaps that is all you need –
and the luck of two who can see,