Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Nature Notes


The bee is not afraid of me
I know the butterfly;
The pretty people in the woods
Receive me cordially.

The brooks laugh louder when I come,
The breezes madder play.
Wherefore, mine eyes, thy silver mists?
Wherefore, Oh summer's day?

~~~~~

Emily Dickinson




Michelle is the host of Nature Notes. Thank you Michelle for this great meme.

17 comments:

Marina said...

Goodbye Summer-Hello Autumn!!!

Betsy from Tennessee said...

Beautiful picture, Denise.... That poem by Emily Dickinson is perfect!!!!!

Hope you are getting and enjoying this mild weather... YEAH!!!!

Hugs,
Betsy

Unseen Rajasthan said...

Beautiful Words and amazing shot !!

Kay said...

Very lovely, Denise. It raised my spirits to see that beautiful photo and hear that poem in my mind.

Debbie said...

Thanks for sharing that Emily Dickinson poem, it's lovely.

I do love close up pictures of insects. My latest blogpost is on slugs :)

This Is My Blog - fishing guy said...

Denise: What a neat shot of the be and a wonderful quote.

Yogi♪♪♪ said...

Nice pic, wonderful poem.

Carver said...

Wonderful shot and the perfect poem to go with it.

NicoleB said...

That's a beautiful photo. Love all the pollen on the legs :)
That poem is a Beauty as well :)!

imac said...

Wonderful pic and post Denise.

Martha Z said...

Nice capture, Denise, of the bee doing her work for the hive and for the flower.

Secret Mom Thoughts said...

Great close up.

Margaret Cloud said...

What can I add, I agree with all the comments. Always like to see your beautiful pictures. It is blogger's like you that share the world in photos, thanks.

Squirrel said...

Great shot and poem!

lisaschaos said...

I love the bee you caught midflight! And what an appropriate poem!

Rambling Woods said...

I love Emily Dickinson and the photo is perfect for it....I love to catch a bee or butterfly on the flower as I think it enhances the flower's beauty..thank you for participating in Nature Notes...we are a small but a might meme....Michelle

KaHolly said...

Denise, that bee has so much pollen on it's saddle bags, it looks too heavy to fly!! Aren't they just amazing. ~karen