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A Fairy Tale

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On winter nights beside the nursery fire
We read the fairy tale, while glowing coals
Builded its pictures. There before our eyes
We saw the vaulted hall of traceried stone
Uprear itself, the distant ceiling hung
With pendent stalactites like frozen vines;
And all along the walls at intervals,
Curled upwards into pillars, roses climbed,
And ramped and were confined, and clustered leaves
Divided where there peered a laughing face.

The foliage seemed to rustle in the wind,
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Susan Williams 28 March 2016

She was a rare talent, she was open to so many different themes and topics and she probed them and prowled through them like a sleek magnificent cat, sure of foot and certain of its path. Stunning work

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