Apollo and The Two Muses
The Muse cease not to inspire.
They sing paeans, by the droves.
They measure our memories.
They shield Beauty in counterpoint.
Their daughters bring us magic.
in the sound of the wind and sea.
Apollo guards our tunes
which flutter toward shelter
in the guise of the warbler.
Apollo churns harmonic overtones
on a his palladium flute.
He completes the cadence
of our imperfect days.
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The picture is from artsunlight – Apollo and Two Muses. The Artist of the painting is Pompeo Batoni (Italian 1708-1787) Roman school Rococo