Sometimes a photograph you have just taken sings back at you with its beauty. Such is this one of a bee gathering nectar. I love how its wings are shimmering and even more, I love the shadow cast by that delicacy. Zoom in – it’s gorgeous!
Still sorting! In fact it is a mammoth task as I am a bit of a sentimental hoarder, but it, too, is throwing up gems. In an old sketch book that I thought was empty, the sketches having been taken out, I found this by my Dad of some engine houses. Sadly I don’t know which ones.
More serendipity when I decide to find a new poem to share with you, dear Reader. In Wendy Cope’s collection, Is That the New Moon, which I have had for many years, I found this one by Micere Githae Mugo.
DAUGHTER OF MY PEOPLE, SING!
sing daughter sing
make a song
beat out your own rhythms
the rhythms of your life
but make the song soulful
and make life
Take the advice! Make life sing!
August 5, 2017 at 10:47 pm
What a joyful poem of inspiration and encouragement – love the words and the rhythm, as well as the spirit…and now I’m off to make life sing !!!!
August 6, 2017 at 6:34 am
And I am about to get up and make life sing today too! 🙂
August 5, 2017 at 3:46 pm
Another uplifting post – thank you! I love finding things like you found in your Dad’s charcoal sketch. It’s like a love note from him to you in time.
August 5, 2017 at 4:24 pm
It is! I hadn’t thought of it like that – thank you so much for your insight. 🙂
August 4, 2017 at 8:05 pm
Love the bumblebee shot.
August 4, 2017 at 9:41 pm
Thank you. I was very pleased with it! 🙂