Stairs at the Mirror
You hurtled like vertigo
Down the stairs, leading
Through moist lilac to your realm
Beyond the mirror.
— Arseny Tarkovsky First Meetings
Brief, Bewis Bawa’s landscaped garden, at Kalawila, in Sri Lanka. Shot on assignment for Serendib, the inflight magazine of SriLankan Airlines, as part of my story, Eternal Bentota, which appears in the November 2016 issue. Brief lies a few kilometres inland of Bentota, on Sri Lanka’s southwestern coast.