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Queen Ann's Lace

The August fields all fallow now. The sweet grasses lay long a bed. The posies taken the pastours’ bowe. Brash breezes brush Queen Ann’s fair head. Black butterflies crest crown instead. Tufts of purple clover hold court, ‘neath a spread of pristine comfort. Honey beis are swarmin’ in delight. Sparrows’sweet song the morn transport. Summers’ day passes in tae night.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2009




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Date: 9/4/2009 12:22:00 PM
Deb, I love this poem. I can see and smell the late summer fields full of Queen Ann's lace and clover. My grandmother had a field like this near her house that we used to run through when I was a young girl. Thanks for bringing that memory back for me through your poem. Krista
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Date: 8/28/2009 1:39:00 AM
Hi Deb, The fields that surround my home are covered in Queen Anne Lace and purple thistle. When I take my wee dog for her morning walk, I find myself stopped just gazing at the beauty of it all. You have caputred and painted it in words. Love, Lainie
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Date: 8/24/2009 6:30:00 PM
Congrats on this one. Vince
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Date: 8/18/2009 4:39:00 AM
Congratulations on your win in Brian's Bloom contest Deborah. Love, Carol
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Date: 8/17/2009 8:12:00 PM
Congrats on your win..this is so original and lovely. Barbara
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Date: 8/17/2009 5:21:00 PM
love the Celtic feel! a really wonderful winning poem! Deb! jim
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Date: 8/17/2009 9:44:00 AM
Congratulations. An intriguing and lovely piece
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Date: 8/17/2009 8:50:00 AM
Congrats on your succes in my Bloom contest Debbie Rgds Brian .My latest contest is now open
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Date: 8/10/2009 10:36:00 AM
Interesting work! Is it old English you're writing in? Thank you for your kind words' Peace & Blessings Matthew Anish
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Date: 8/9/2009 11:42:00 PM
Thank you for supporting my contest Debbie.Rgds Brian
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Date: 8/9/2009 5:09:00 PM
Oh @.@ nice images lady @.@ jojojo we need some freshnes around here in my homeland; heat is freezing our toes @.@ thanks for the experience :D
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Date: 8/8/2009 4:19:00 PM
i like ur poem love new comer lisa molnar
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Date: 8/8/2009 6:57:00 AM
Deborah, This poem inspires me. I love the natural world. Thanks for sharing these words. Lovingly, Dane
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Date: 8/8/2009 4:26:00 AM
Deborah good morning - Wonderful way to start my day for i enjoyed your poem - God Bless you hon, MJ
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Date: 8/7/2009 3:07:00 PM
Very nicley written and beautiful descriptions.Sara
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Date: 8/7/2009 2:43:00 PM
Another day we are blessed to be here reading and writing poetry. Thank you for sharing your wonderful poetry today Deborah. Love, Carol
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