A humble flower, but I love it when forget me nots emerge in summer. They have such an intense, pretty blue. Like little dots of joy piercing the dreary grey skies. They always catch my eye…
So small, so blue, in grassy places
My flowers raise
Their tiny faces.
By streams my bigger sisters grow
And smile in gardens,
In a row.
I’ve never seen a garden plot;
But though I’m small
Forget me not!
from The Complete Book of the Flower Fairies, by Cicely Mary Barker
Finally school has finished! I’m feeling weary and a bit subdued today though. We’ve had a lot of bad weather and rain. Every inch of me is craving rest and warmth. Still there are summer holidays to look forward to now, and I have a few projects planned which I will post more about later….