Part of my inspiration for this came from the hidden track from Natalie Merchant's Ophelia CD (after
'When They Ring Them Golden Bells') which can be heard here: [link]
This poem is told from the maiden's
side, from this short story of mine [link]
Pic used with permission from the talented Laura-Alexander
From her gallery: [link]Please direct comments and usage questions about this pic to her page.
Thanks very much, Laura-Alexander!
Thanks for reading - and if you have any thoughts on this poem, I'd really like to hear it...