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:

  1. Goodbye Summer-Hello Autumn!!!

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

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

    Hugs,
    Betsy

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

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

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

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

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  6. Wonderful shot and the perfect poem to go with it.

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

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  8. Wonderful pic and post Denise.

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

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  10. 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.

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

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  12. 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

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

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