Jul 22, 2012

Queen Anne's Lace

Queen Anne, Queen Anne, has washed her lace
(She chose a summer's day)
And hung it in a grassy place
To whiten, if it may.
Queen Anne, Queen Anne, has left it there,
And slept the dewy night;
Then waked, to find the sunshine fair,
And all the meadows white.
Queen Anne, Queen Anne, is dead and gone
(She died a summer's day),
But left her lace to whiten in
Each weed-entangled way!


Gayle said...

I have always loved Queen Annes Lace......beautiful pictures.

Amanda said...

so soft and delicate. i love driving down the country roads and seeing them lined with the white puffs. :)

turquoisemoon said...

I love Queen Annes Lace. I've taken a few pics at the farm. I agree with Amanda, love seeing them line country roads.

Babylon Sisters said...

I always loved Queen Anne's Lace in Nova Scotia. I don't think it grows here in Texas. Beautiful pictures!

Lady of the Woods said...

It is one of my favorite flowers...you may hear me say that about a ''few of them''....but we don't have them down here....none of my favs are down here.... sigh.... they truly do look like lace.... isn't Mother Nature absolutely amazing!!??

Barbara said...

SO beautiful! It's funny that you posted these...I just saw a field full of Queen Anne's Lace today, and I just wanted to stop and gaze for hours...now I can! :)

And the dragonfly in the last photo! Magic!

Linda said...

They are all over the QAL this year...it has been a great year for the dragonfly... I agree I could look at them all day...:)

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