Slender, lithe girl
Seized from the flowering fields
Lips stained harlot red
with bitter fruit 

Submissive, meek
Dutiful daughter and wife
Always the good girl
Perpetually rescued or sheltered 

Shifting and changing
To please the beholder
Never knowing what
It would take to 

Make her pulse quicken
Her deepest, most secret places
Pulsate and pound
Forever a maiden 

Soft and sweet
The Queen of Darkness





Hildegarde of Bingen
by Nancy Dunaway