Highwayman

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Noel Dwyer

From the poem 'The Highwayman' by Alfred Noyes. Its not an illustration of it, exactly-- the characters are my own, although the scene itself has nothing to do with my story and never happened. For Halloween, several keenspace webcomickers decided to illustrate different verses of the poem using their own characters: I got the last verse, and this is mine. It appeared on my site on Halloween, and ever after can be found here. It contains a link to the other participating comics, so you can read the whole thing. i had to shrink it a lot to fit here... the lyrics are Over the cobbles he clatters and clangs in the dark inn-yard; He taps with his whip at the shutters, but all is locked and barred; He whistles a tune to the window, and who should be waiting there But the landlords black-eyed daughter, Bess, the landlord's daughter Plaiting a dark red love-knot into her long black hair.


Published More than a year ago

Category Fantasy



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