Ernestine Northover Poems
- Hold You In My Smile Sweet moment, stay with me, and pray ...
- Anywhere You Choose With this heart I'll meet you, With ...
- A Gentle Voice Speak not, to me, of mundane things, The ...
- A Day In The Life Of - Me! I wake up in the morning and pull...
- A Distant View A distant view Can beckon you To dream of ...
- A Family Christmas Sitting in front of the fire, Auntie Flo's...
- Childhood - The 21st Century How advanced they are, these ...
In my working life I was a Floral Artist, creating floral arrangements for births, weddings and funerals. A demanding but very satisfying career. I have had two commissions to create floral bouquets for Queen Elizabeth II, which was a great honour.
I have two children a boy and a girl, and two grandchildren, a girl and a boy -13 yrs and 11 yrs. I paint in oils, watercolours and pastels and also sketching/drawing. Have studied the Japanese language, created tapestries. I love books mostly historical - fact or fiction. Music, (Classical, Traditional Jazz, Musicals and anything relaxing. I love photography, as my daughter is a portrait photographer, and she has sparked my interest.... more »
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Hold You In My Smile
Sweet moment, stay with me,
and pray do not flee so soon,
Let me enjoy the bliss of that
first kiss beneath the moon.
I wish to cradle this feeling,
that has only just been found,
A feeling that has unexpectedly
turned my world around.
Do not depart, Oh please remain
within my heart awhile,
So that I can savour you once more,
and hold you in my smile.