Night and Day
by S. David

Belief is strong
And believers
See in their
Things others
Do not
And a tree
Trunk offers
A vision
Of Mary
Holy Mother*
And sailors
At sea saw
Mermaids and
Mermen by
Night and day
And one might
See either
Or both as
They sailed
the Seven Seas
The last
©S. David 2009

*AP 7/9/09 Dublin report "Irish Catholics say tree trunk looks like Mary
Night & Day - Painting by Alan F. Beck
Painting included in
"The Cryptopedia" A Dictionary of the weird, strange and downright bizarre
by Bram Stoker Award Winner Johathan Maberry and David Kramer.
"The Cryptopedia" also won a Stoker Award in March 2008

"Night and Day"

Water Color -16" x 20"
Can be hung either way to suit your mood
This original watercolor is available for sale. To purchase contact:


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