where observation and imagination meet nature in poetry
February 13, 2013 § 18 Comments
Snug in their cozy box
bees dream away the winter.
Tagged: bee box, bees, dreams, hibernation, landscape, slumber, snow, winter
I wonder of the dreams of others, and do they dream like me, of colour and sound and the world around.
And who can blame them!
As a former beekeeper I love this image. Do you know they are in a compact ball in there, maintaining a 95-degree temperature with their metabolism?
A beautiful image!
I have a top bar hive that has been in my yard for almost 4 years. They are so beautiful in the garden in spring and summer. While we have no snow, we do have very cold weather here, so mine, like yours in your photograph, are asleep!
I had bees in a langstroth hive but lost them to wax moth and me not loving that hive. I am finishing a topbar and hope my dreams are right.
really lovely. gives me a breath of something as i go to bed ( in japan ). are they really in there? i know nothing of bees’ habits.
In cold climates they really are in their snoozing away waiting for spring. Bees do all kind of great stuff – like the “bee dance” which is how they tell other bees where the good pollen is.
there not their. you know what I mean. still I hate to let a grammar error linger unattended. but I don’t feel the same urgency about punctuation.
Loving your blog- creative, artistic, and expressive.
Love your poetry. I nominated you for the Versatile blog award. Just go to my post for directions!
Hi, congratulations on your award and thank you so much for nominating me and sharing me with your readers. I am honored.
Spare, richly delicate photos and words. I appreciate your stopping by my posts and so enjoy yours.
I really like your photo!
I used to keep bees. They are incredibly interesting!
And what an amazing photo–all those fascinating textures. The willow puffs are almost glowing!
Lovely words with image.
yes, I too think this is lovely
Haunting words….love the site.
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