Monday, July 12, 2010

Flight of the bumblebee

by June

If a bumblebee took a flight of fancy through our meadow,  he would find...


...wild madder throwing stars as lush as the Milky Way...


...and purple clover dressed to dance.


Bouncing Bet would just be unfurling to abandon herself to the breeze...


...while the wild yarrow would be feeling delicate.


Black-eyed Susan would be waiting for the sun to come out and play.


Oh, my, Bumble might say to himself:  Don't even look at those two! Fly on by, fly on by...


Chickweed would be drifting above it all...


...while purple vetch would be getting high.



The bee might pause on a clover leaf to sip some water full of the sky.



He would find the first goldenrod buds reaching for the light.



Pink clover would be all come hither.


And even Queen Anne would be winking from behind her lace veil.

July is a beautiful time to be a fanciful bumblebee in our meadow.


29 comments:

meemsnyc said...

Love Queen Anne Lace, such a delicate pretty flower! Your bumblebee would be super happy!

Rosey said...

I like this humorous yet lovely post. Funny about those mating buggies. Fly on by. :0

Conny said...

I'm breathless just looking at your awesome photography skills!! Such beauty! Cheers ~

Catherine said...

Truly beautiful! i wish I was a bumblebee and visit your garden!

Lisa@The Cutting Edge of Ordinary said...

Gorgeous! Those photos made me smile!

jane marie said...

Congratulations on more than fully mastering those new lenses.. hooray!

Cevat said...

Wonderfull close up pictures.

Laurie said...

A beautiful and fun post. I was just noticing all the happy bumblebees here last night. Lovely flower pics.

a tasteful garden said...

such a beautiful post.

Libby said...

Fabulous photography June!

Tania said...

I'm not sure why, but this one brought tears to my eyes. Thank you June. PS Waiting to hear the 'end' of the story about Goatiness in the gardens......Happy Birthday Month to Two Fabulous Girls.......

Pansy said...

sooooooooo pretty!!!

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