Divine Femme

Who laid out
All the stars
In their spheres
For me to admire

Do you sense
Your power
Over me?

The muse's muse
who broke
Cupid's heart

She is calling
Me out
Crawling out
Of my shell

To what end?
To admire her
And her world

Her stories
to tell

My Lady Betty, 1820-35.

Thomas Wainewright Collection, TMAG.

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