Sunday, August 29, 2010

Lunch Partner

Another chance to quote Carl Sandburg:

Bee Song
Bees in the late summer sun
Drone their song
Of yellow moons
Trimming black velvet,
Droning, droning a

So this little bee kept nibbling on my fruit plate. He wouldn't go away and swatting at him didn't seem like a good idea -- I was afraid he'd get mad and sting me. So I spared a small piece of watermelon and put it a few feet away. That distracted him sufficiently for me to enjoy my fruit plate as well as pull out the macro lens and take pictures of him eating a summer lunch.

1 comment:

Scrumpy said...

Wow! What a beautiful little creature!