Forest Clan

Form: Ballad Stanzas They ask me why I can believe The gods exist today While I count blessings, I receive


Ethereal Attraction

Form: Quatrains Another night alone in our bedroom, memories of you lying ev’rywhere Eyes red with tears, my senses in the gloom


Form: Ballad Once it was you who ruled my pen And like a child I obeyed you The words at play within my dreams

The Marriage Portrait

Form: Ballad Portrait of the Artist's Wife, Cunera van der Cock by Frans van Mieris the Elder, 1657/8, oil on vellum inlaid on oak. Currently located in the collection of the National Gallery, London, UK