Tag Archive | Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly

If You Were A Bug,

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what would you be?

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A butterfly,

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or a bumblebee?
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Remember Gregor,
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so hated his job,
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he went to bed,
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and woke up a beetle?
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I never did get, Gregor,
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why not a spider?
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You could weave your web,
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and as Charlotte said,
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“people are not as smart as bugs.”
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Along came a spider,
who sat down beside her,
and interested Miss Muffet for hours 😉

Cheers to you from all the clever crawlies~

“If I can fool a bug… I can surely fool a man. People are not as smart as bugs.”
― E.B. White, Charlotte’s Web

“What a fate: to be condemned to work for a firm where the slightest negligence at once gave rise to the gravest suspicion! Were all the employees nothing but a bunch of scoundrels, was there not among them one single loyal devoted man who, had he wasted only an hour or so of the firm’s time in the morning, was so tormented by conscience as to be driven out of his mind and actually incapable of leaving his bed?”– Franz Kafka, Metamorphosis

Tattered~

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Madam Butterfly,
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drawn by sweetly scented flowers,

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bearing scars of battles won.
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Bees drink the nectar too,
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and the garden hums,
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with the thrum of life.
Cheers to you from The Holler garden~

A Holler Homecoming~

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There are the flutterbyes flying. (Please click to enlarge)
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Bees buzzin, flowers bloomin.
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The Holler hummers,
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are happy we’re home!
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The drought has broken and the rain is falling.
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Hawks are courting,
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and looking for nests!

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Where ever we roam, there’s no place like home!
And cheers to you from all the Holler happy critters, including us~

“One Touch of Nature Makes the Whole World Kin” WIlliam Shakespeare

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“Look deep into nature and you will understand everything better.” Albert Einstein
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“I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived.” Henry David Thoreau
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“It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.” Henry David Thoreau
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“So many people live within unhappy circumstances and yet will not take the initiative to change their situation because they are conditioned to a life of security, conformity, and conservatism, all of which may appear to give one peace of mind, but in reality nothing is more damaging to the adventurous spirit within a man than a secure future. The very basic core of a man’s living spirit is his passion for adventure. The joy of life comes from our encounters with new experiences and hence there is no greater joy than to have an endlessly changing horizon, for each day to have a new and different sun.” Christopher Mc Candless
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“If you have men who will exclude any of God’s creatures from the shelter of compassion and pity, you will have men who will deal likewise with their fellow men.”
St. Francis of Assisi
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“Earth Laughs in Flowers.” Ralph Waldo Emerson