Courtesy of Others ~
Sorrow paints her face; silently she sits.
Listening to the wind; longing haunts her eyes.
Hope her only friend; happiness but a dream.
Waiting here in silence; wishing under breath.
For Balder's safe return; from beyond the lands of death.
© 2005 Matilda Marks
"Iphigenie", Anselm Feuerbach, 1871
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