It’s sifting down like a jumbled heaven,
but the darkness tonight hides everything from view.
And there’s no noise to break up the even
invisible tinkling of falling snow.

—excerpt from Snow in a Face, a poem by Tarjei Vesaas

see more work by artist Håvard Homstvedt on the Galleri Riis website
excerpted poem from Through Naked Branches: Selected Poems of Tarjei Vesaas, edited and translated from the Norwegian by Roger Greenwald

image: Håvard Homstvedt, Stargrazer, 2007, oil on canvas on panel, 182.5 x 243 cm (2 parts)