About the artist
Helen Garrett’s paintings explore the eternal themes of love, fate and transience. ‘It is the mystery of life that inspires me as a painter.’ Find out more
The last lines of the sun
flood across your face
As I turn to watch you
your steps through the curving hay
two deer cross the field behind us
followed by hunting dog
close at the chase.
They leap and part.
as their inquisitive faces reappear ahead
turning, intent and alert, toward us.
we walk on.