Brief candles in her mind
Bright and tiny gems of memory
Brief candles burn so fine
Leaves a light inside where she can see
What makes it all worthwhile
Her sadness makes her smile...
"The quality of mercy is not strain'd.
It droppeth as the gentle rain from heaven
Upon the place beneath. It is twice blest:
It blesseth him that gives, and him that takes.
'Tis mightiest in the mightiest; it becomes
The throned monarch better than his crown...
Just like when dark storm clouds suddenly roll in, this first week of April will feel a bit ominous due to a heavy emphasis on planetary retrogrades. In the middle of the week, Saturn in Sagittarius will turn retrograde while locked in a square with Venus...
Sonnet to accompany Spring Concerto in E Major by Vivaldi (1720)
Springtime is upon us.
The birds celebrate her return with festive song,
and murmuring streams are softly caressed by the breezes.
Thunderstorms, those heralds of Spring, roar, casting their dark mantle over heaven,
Then they die away to...