A Midnight Rose

(The painting is a bit of fluff just completed. Part of my summertime distractions.) ************************************************** ****************************************** Only in the deepest darkness Does she come to the one She knows, and to him alone Does she give the beauty And the loveliness of the Beautiful Midnight Rose. ************ ***** **  

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************************************************** +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ +++++++++++++++++++++++ *************************************************** Secretly, hidden in the side of a hill She chants o’er a boiling cauldron With a voice that’s evil and shrill She evokes no warmth, not even a smile Darkness abides around her for miles  Into the cauldron she puts fear and fright To be cast at us all on Halloween night Will visit each neighborhood… Read More

Tonight

********************************** ********************** I sit in the darkness there is no light Mind wanders, wonders What do I write about tonight News is only dismal…,  sad Little there to make my heart glad Little hope for change in sight So I think I’ll just say good night. …and hope for a better tomorrow. ********** ***** ***… Read More Tonight

Scent of Flowers

********************* ************************* In the deepness of my thoughts She steals into my room With blossoms and forget-me-nots She banishes my gloom *** Frangipani as she passes Lifts the darkness from my mind Gentle, sweet, this little lass is But her name I cannot find *** Morning light breaks through the pane With the sunlight she… Read More Scent of Flowers