Thieve me into relief or sleep,
Steal me onto far saffron shores
Where Valerian seas beget
Rests thirstier than nutmeg thoughts
Thieve me into relief or sleep.
Antonia Sara Zenkevitch
Anxiety and the artist often go hand in hand, perhaps its a toll fee for creativity and sensitivity to our surroundings. The above art and verse play on several of the spices and herbs that sometimes help. I’ve yet to write on about rest under a chamomile sun.