"Dark liquid girl, staining,
You try to obliviate your dark corners
As you seek refuge in your delicate white cup.
Surrounding yourself with blinding light,
How can you know wrong from right?
Enjoy the balance that is in us all
For as the Japanese say,
'If a woman has no tea in her, she is incapable of understanding truth and beauty.'
and without the light and the dark, you will fall."
Poem by Amy Sperry Faldet For the White Queen from Alice...
"The White Island"
"In this world, the Isle of Dreams,
While we sit by sorrow's streams,
Tears and terrors are our themes,
But when once from hence we fly,
More and more approaching nigh
Unto young eternity,
In that whiter Island, where
Things are evermore sincere;
Candour here, and lustre there,
There no monstrous fancies shall
Out of hell an horror call
To create, or cause at all
There, in calm and cooling sleep,
We our eyes shall never steep,
But eternal watch shall keep,
Pleasures such as shall pursue
Me immortalized, and you;
And fresh joys, as never too