of Javanese Herbs:
Lotus are pleased to present some of their
for your consideration.
I tell of wonders seen by me
Within the Royal Palace walls; of Patchouli,
Ylang Ylang, Curcuma, Rose; the ecstasy
Of nature’s beauty blends for only Royalty.
Palace Garden; Paradise within this land;
Soft, warm, the gentle breeze caressed the Hand
Maids slender, gliding forms, entranced with Jasmine and
Of Neroli, whose vapours elevate the troubled mind.
mesmeric sounds of water trickling down
Into a pool, exotic blossoms floating all around,
Wherein I saw the fabled Majesty; I’d found
The Princess of my dreams; enchantment filled my mind.
beauteous outline of her golden regal face
Surmounted by her locks of midnight shining lace.
Bejewelled with tilted angled eyes, black jades
Above the promise of her crimson crescent lips.
Beguiled, entranced me with celestial joy,
As maidens skilled with artistry of nature’s oils
Anoint her form; create her beauty with their toil,
And subtle blends of herbs and spice; the secrets of the
Copyright Thomas Williams. September 2002.