• Several Days Before December

    Eleven gentlemen set out, soon to be immersed in the trees.
    Dressed warm and smart, the November air was cloaked around them tight
    With their rifles nestled comfortably against their chests.... more »

  • The Painter Paints A Picture

    Paint me a picture, says the King to the court painter;
    Make it bold and majestic and rich in its design.
    The painter sits down while the king watches.
    He gently dabs the canvas with his finest brush,... more »