"Interior" (date unknown) by Georgette Agutte [1867-1922].
maybe not so much attract
each in our own sphere
our circles intersect--
in that spot we find peace
© Diane Mayr, all rights reserved.
Georgette Agutte, the artist, was married to Marcel Sembat, a journalist and a Socialist politician who served in the National Assembly of France from 1893 until his death. Twelve hours after he died, Agutte took her own life.
A cherita is a haiku-like poem of three stanzas that tells a "story." The first stanza is one line and sets the scene. Stanza two is two lines, stanza three is three lines. A cherita terbalik is a cherita with the order of the stanzas rearranged.