if beauty is the keystone of women
from Cleopatra to Helen of Troy
you beat them into a cocked hat
the way yours generates such joy
its just a miracle of modern science
how every feature fits hand in glove
like rainbows and stars combined
in that ineffable look of you in love
you were always out in the front rank
from those early days of teenage bloom
Friday 4th September 2020 10:29 am
The Poor Little Dove
To watch the wind play with the wave,
I sat on a bench by the museum garden pond.
Then a small pigeon came flying,
Landing to her feet, tiny and cute,
And stared up at me, a bit intensely,
Only blinking her eyes, with no other move.
She looked like a baby as a camera model,
Getting me to recall my infanthood picture.
I took s...
Thursday 25th June 2020 11:55 am