The following comes from my 2011 play “Orpheus and Eurydice”. Copyright Seán Kane, 2011.
In the forest he played his flute
For all the trees to hear and dance to,
Amongst the trees he was resolute
In his proclamation of God’s love anew.
For here he was most at ease
Amongst the arbours,
Amongst the trees
For here in the woodland he seeks.
O Orpheus, a wife he wants
A beautiful maid to wed,
Come, loving poet sing odes
To the nymphs of the wood.
Come, beautiful voice,
It is your choice.