Maureen is tall and lovely, a slender
About to vanish into delicate leaf.
Underneath her graceful bas-relief
Rest a curious and impertinent mind,
Even temper, and a heart that's kind.
Elect to view her as an object and see
Not even one tenth of what the world could be.
Copyright by Nicholas Gordon
Audio and Video Music: Moonlight Sonata. By Ludwig Van Beethoven. Music free to use at YouTube.