About this work

Agripedium vorax Saccherii (Clog Herb)

Oil on canvas
38 x 51 in.


"Agripedium vorax Saccherii (Clog Herb)"
by Harry Mathews

A maudlin nectary for your must,
A yellow pillow for your rest,
A think root for your rust.

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