NEW!!! Signed Limited Edition giclée print: 'With Compliments' :
Exclusive: Available only from www.dannieabse.com. Click here for details. Limited edition print based on Dannie Abse's poem 'With Compliments' dedicated to Joan Abse.
Dear, if I had a small legacy from Croesus
I would purchase – please do not argue –
that painting of gladioli by Soutine
you so admired. But in a waking fit
of realism I’ve bought
this bunch of robust-red,
radiantly alive upstanding gladioli
from The Corner Flower Stall instead.