Fair lady dressed in
Moss and lichens,
A perch for owls.
Luscious grasses, your hair.
You take the path on Heligan for
A long nap in the sun and
Dreams of timeless nights,
Though it is written,
“Don’t come here to sleep or slumber.”
Copyright © 2017 Barbara Harris Leonhard
Image: Mud Maid in the lost gardens of Heligan Sculptor: Susan Hill https://m.thevintagenews.com/2017/06/28/