Knell of the Elephant Bell

The hollow knell Of a brass elephant bell’s Ponderous tune Begins to swell, Low and musical In the forest gloom. An elephant bull Strives in limited room, First his shoulder lifts, The bell rumbles, Then his body shifts From side to side And the bell tumbles Around his neck, An extra burden, A signal bell, […]

Invisible Wife

My response to Imaginary Garden with Real Toads image prompt: Artistic Interpretations with Margaret – Andrew Wyeth Andrew Wyeth – Wind from the Sea (1947)   Weary from the heat I retreat From the stinging sand Cross the arid land To the shade of trees And a welcome breeze That sets The birds on the […]