Thursday, 4 November 2010

Thursday in the garden ~ "how the leaves came down"

"Gathering Leaves"  - by Robert Frost

Spades take up leaves
No better than spoons,
And bags full of leaves
Are light as balloons.

I make a great noise
Of rustling all day
Like rabbit and deer
Running away.
But the mountains I raise

Elude my embrace,
Flowing over my arms
And into my face.
I may load and unload

Again and again
Till I fill the whole shed,
And what have I then?
 
Next to nothing for weight,
And since they grew duller
From contact with earth,
Next to nothing for color.
 
Next to nothing for use.
But a crop is a crop,
And who's to say where
The harvest shall stop?

 Bingley




Darcy - nothing but a tail

15 comments:

  1. Bingley, you always look beautiful

    Darcy, Your tail talks a lot today : )

    Thanks for made me a beautiful day !

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  2. When we see you in your garden pots, it makes us purrr. Even if it's just the tip of your magnificent tail!

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  3. Bingley, you're certainly enjoying the leaves!

    Darcy, our mom had to squint and look hard before she saw the circle around your tail -- she needs glasses. Seriously. LOL!

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  4. MOL! Darcy, we still see you! You have to pull your plume all the way in.

    Bingly, who put all those leaves on you? We enjoyed your choice of poem for today.

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  5. Darcy and Bingley..you are always and ever a glorious beautiful sight for me.

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  6. I'm always delighted to catch glimpses of you furry fellows....

    Funny how those 'tails' always give away the secret hidding place.

    Happy Day...............

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  7. The tail cracked me up ...

    Your two make those leaves look Purrfect !!!

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  8. What a purry furry face! love it!

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  9. We love to watch the leaves falling, and the wind blowing them across the yard.
    Ninja, Bambi and Spyder
    http://4ever-feline.blogspot.com/

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  10. I love the leaves on Bingley's back!

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  11. What gorgeous photos!!! Makes you really enjoy Autumn.

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  12. Fall looks good on both of you!!

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  13. I love that poem! And the pictures of you boys fit purrfectly! :)

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  14. Wot lovely pics ~ sorry we missed this post! We blame mom!

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