Ophelia among the Flowers

Ophelia among the Flowers by Odilon Redon,1905-08. Pastel on paper. National Gallery, London. UK

Ophelia among the Flowers
Form: Gwawdodyn Hir

In beauty, a lady doomed to die
Suicide, accident, both ask why
A young girl rests in a sleep-like sigh
Ill-fated dreaming just passing by
Beauty is hidden in nature’s flowers
Such are the powers where the angels fly


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