On Spring (i)

Come stay awhile here

Drink nectar collect pollen

But tarry not long

n.b. Where are the bees and hover flies? So often mistaken for wasps, who serve an equally important function at summer’s end, these insects have a vital part to play. See how early flowering plants display to attract the pollinators who may be tempted out on a sunny morning. A flying visit, a fleeting kiss, pollen lifted from anthers revealed by parted petals of lipstick colours to be deposited on the stigma of flowers elsewhere. 

CLP  11/03/2019