Archive for February, 2012

Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

To sit without emotion, hope or aim, In the loved presence of my cottage fire, And listen to the flapping of the flame, Or kettle whispering its faint under song. –William Wordsworth

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Spring Soon

Monday, February 27th, 2012

A small speckled visitor Wearing a crimson cape. Brighter than a cherry Smaller than a grape. A polka-dotted someone Walking on my wall. A black-hooded lady In a scarlet shawl. –Joan Walsh Anglund

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The Origin of Fairies

Sunday, February 26th, 2012

When the first baby laughed for the first time, its laugh broke into a thousand pieces, and they all went skipping about, and that was the beginning of fairies. And now when every new baby is born its first laugh becomes a fairy. So there ought to be one fairy for every boy or girl. […]

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