Peter Clarke (1929 - )
Sleeping Princess

mixed media
50 x 35cm

The truth is she was never one for living it up,
night clubs, parties, discos, painting the town red
& all that kind of thing & arriving home just
before dawn.
She said "I'm just an old-fashioned kind of girl",
going to bed early as did the rest of the household.
One evening as she retired for the night she was
heard to hum the tune "Someday my prince will
Hearing this a sceptic said, "If you believe that
you'll believe anything."

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