In the hollows of quiet places may we meet, In the quiet places where is neither moon nor sun, but only the light as of amber and pale gold that comes from the Hills of the Heart. There, listen at times: there you will call, and I hear: there will I whisper, and that whisper […]

La Fontaine

Au borde d’une fontaine je me suis reposée Je me suis reposée au bord d’une fontaine Au bord d’une je me suis reposée Et l’eau était si claire que je me suis baignée Et l’eau était si clair que je me suis baignée Je me suis baignée et l’eau était si claire L’eau était si […]

Drift Quietly

There are many things I would love to say to you today, many words I wish I could find a way to express words that came to me this morning, as I waited for sleep words filling me last night as you moved once more into my thoughts. There are not enough words to give […]

Longing

Come to me in my dreams, and then By day I shall be well again. For then the night will more than pay The hopeless longing of the day. Come, as thou cam’st a thousand times, A messenger from radiant climes, And smile on thy new world, and be As kind to others as to […]

Sleep Well and Dream

Are you awake tonight? No, it is day, just beginning for you. No doubt you are swimming in the dreams that seem to join us before we wake.  The letter, yes, I am struggling with it again, something requiring care, like the crafting of a fine piece of silver.  The words start and stop as […]

Sonnet 98

From you have I been absent in the spring, When proud-pied April dress’d in all his trim Hath put a spirit of youth in every thing, That heavy Saturn laugh’d and leap’d with him. Yet nor the lays of birds nor the sweet smell Of different flowers in odour and in hue Could make me […]