A clover and one bee



Friend and colleague Jade Shutes has shared impressions of To Bee natural perfume over at her blog and is hosting a giveaway which is open to those all over the world.

Here is a sweet poem by Emily Dickenson, which in her life time foraging honey bees were thought to be males, not females. Thus, instead of the word his substitute her.

XCVII

To make a prairie it takes a clover and one bee, –

One clover, and a bee,

And revery.

The revery alone will do

If bees are few.

His labor is a chant,

His idleness a tune;

Oh, for a bee’s experience

Of clovers and of noon

~ Emily Dickenson

Image:

Flowers of June by Sir Frank Dicksee British, I used this image because Jade was born on June 1st was given the birth name June.

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