Friday, 1 May 2009
Garden Blogger's Muse Day - May 2009
Magical May, my favourite month of the year. The poet and author Milton writes of her arrival as follows :
"Now the bright morning-star, Day’s harbinger,
Comes dancing from the East, and leads with her
The flowery May, who from her green lap throws
The yellow cowslip and the pale primrose.
Hail, bounteous May, that dost inspire
Mirth, and youth, and warm desire!
Woods and groves are of thy dressing;
Hill and dale doth boast thy blessing.
Thus we salute thee with our early song,
And welcome thee, and wish thee long."
~John Milton,'Song on a May Morning', 1660
This is my post for Garden Bloggers' Muse Day hosted by Carolyn Gail on her blog Sweet Home and Garden Chicago.