Michael Edwards






A tenor singing

con smania: with passion,

a rich honeyed voice.


His name must be found.

A challenge has been issued

proclaimed by Heralds


The unknown prince sings

Nessun Dorma: none shall sleep.

The Prince rejoices.






  • Goldfinch60

    Beautiful write about a beautiful song, as I saw the title I heard Pavarotti sing to me.

    • Michael Edwards

      Sung to death of late but still such a beautiful song.

    • El_Pretzadente


    • FredPeyer

      How do you come up with these, Michael? Your mind is like a pandora's box, we never know what we will see next!

      • Michael Edwards

        It's probably full of nutrients - bit like a compost heap - LOL Thanks so much for your comments - they always mean so much Fred.

      • orchidee

        A fine write Michael. None shall sleep when I sing too. People wake up and think it's two cats fighting! lol.

      • BRIAN & ANGELA

        Thanks MICHAEL ~ Tenors are more elusive than Slass Glippers ! Love the song ~ Love HAIKU ! I loved to catch NEWTS when I was a KID (still am) love the picture of the green crested newts ! Which reminds me that I only tackle NESSUN DORMA when I'm drunk as one ! Thanks for sharing ~ BRIAN

        • Michael Edwards

          Let there be efts - we are grateful to them in our neck of the woods - they have stopped development on a green field site. Cheers Brian

        • WL Schuett

          Nice work again Michael, plus the painting is so vivid ....

        • Tony36

          Wonderful write

        • Fay Slimm

          Beauty in both the song and the writing here Michael - still trying to decipher the painted subject however which look to me like the jaw of a zebra - nevertheless a great combo of opera-haikus and mysterious abstract.

          • Michael Edwards

            Thanks Fay. It's the nose of a green and white unstriped zebra in an arctic night - hope that clears it up for you. :) :) :)

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