Otari Shiuk. Oil on Canvas. 32X28. 1981. C 254
"...I cover you over with roses and early lilies,
But mostly and now the lilac that blooms the first,
Copious I break, I break the sprigs from the bushes,
With loaded arms I come, pouring for you..."
BY WALT WHITMAN, from When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom’d