August 21, 2010

Summer Morning...

How beautiful the morning,
When summer days are long;
O, we will rise betimes and hear
the wild-bird's happy song -
For when the sun pours down his ray
The bird will cease to sing;
She'll seek the cool and silent shade,
and sit with folded wing.

Up in the morning early -
'Tis Nature's gayest hour!
There's pearls of dew upon the grass
And fragrance on the flower.
Up in the morning early,
And we will bound abroad,
And fill our hearts with melody,
and raise our songs to God.

-Summer Morning by Sarah Josepha Hale (1788-1879)

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Linda Stubbs said...

I want to thank you sooooo much for becoming a follower over at my blog. I had to come over and say hello........... your blog is so lovely! Loved the fabrics in the photo below.....I like red, in case you didn't know. Smile!
Blessings to your day...... I will be over again!

Rebecca said...

Sooo beautiful, Donna. Thank you for sharing such lovely words with us today.



Michelle May said...

So lovely!
xx, shell and sugie bunny

Anne - Fiona and Twig said...

This is just gorgeous, Donna!
Soothing and lovely. :-)

Have a wonderful week!

Bobbi said...

Hi Donna, what a lovely post this is! Hope you have a beautiful day.


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