The poet Emily Dickinson spent her life in the same house, for many years leaving it only at night to tend to her beloved garden, particularly night-flowering lilies. From her 30s she wore only white dresses. She wrote several poems about night-time.
Slow—Night—that must be watched away—
As Grains upon a shore—
Too imperceptible to note—
Till it be night—no more—
- Original mixed media painting (graphite pencil, water-soluble crayons and acrylic paint) on canvas measuring 25 x 35cm. Postage within the U.K. will be £9.00.