Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Sound the Fairy Call

When I sound the fairy call,
Gather here in silent meeting,
Chin to knee on the orchard wall,
Cooled with dew and cherries eating.
Merry, merry, Take a cherry
Mine are sounder, Mine are rounder
Mine are sweeter, For the eater
When the dews fall. And you'll be fairies all.

--Robert Graves

9 comments:

dbdubya said...

Jeremiah was a Bullfrog.

www.youtube.com/watch?v=-2wutEzjy_E

Margaret said...

I don't know this poem. Loverly

Anonymous said...

Love this.

Judy Williams said...

Where did you find such a perfect poem??? I love anything about fairies. That Frog Prince certainly is a delight on that porch!!

Love it in black and white.

Shanna said...

"Chin to knee on the orchard wall."
Perfect.

Pasadena Adjacent said...

Shanna...that's the line I picked up on too. Maybe because it's so visual

altadenahiker said...

I have many, many favorites of yours, and this is one of them. Has the Jonathan Miller Alice in Wonderland touch.

Laurie said...

THank you, everyone.

Pasadena Adjacent said...

I see...not big sparklet bottle but little water bottles