Golden-Rod

By Thursday, October 15, 2015 0 No tags Permalink 0

Goldenrod is one of my favorite flowers. It is always a pleasure to discover that one of Lucy Larcom's favorite things is my own as well. I look forward to seeing the goldenrod bloom every year. We don't have much of an Autumn in Florida, but we do get a beautiful display of goldenrod in the ...

Nature’s Easter-Music

By Sunday, April 5, 2015 0 No tags Permalink 0

by Lucy Larcom, The Poetical Works of Lucy Larcom (1884)   THE flowers from the earth have arisen, They are singing their Easter-song; Up the valleys and over hillsides They come, an unnumbered throng. Oh, listen! The wild-flowers are singing Their beautiful songs without words! They are pouring the soul of their music Through the voices of happy birds. Every flower to a bird has confided The ...