About this work

Zephirium apochripholiae (Windwort)

Oil on canvas
38 x 51 in.


"Zephirium apochripholiae (Windwort)"
by Deborah Greger

I am an eclipse in full flower.
The dark shadow of the earth,
the black heart of the sun
lean against me.

This poem was written to title and accompany the painting in the book 
Another Language of Flowers (New York: George Braziller 1998).