"Old Grandmother" (1886) by Eva Fredrika Bonnier [1857-1909].
as a child I would look
up into her animated face
today, I paint her from
the same angle to make her
appear larger than life
© Diane Mayr, all rights reserved.
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.