Friday, May 13, 2011

Creative Souls Storytime Poem #4

Creative Souls is providing poems and quotes for us to stretch our artistic minds and illustrate. This weeks poem is:

The Song of the Robin

-by: Beatrice Bergquist (1900-1962)

The cows low in the pasture on the hill,
The bluebird sings building a nest,
The water is singing down by the mill-
But the robin's song is the best!
The squirrels are chattering in the trees,
The wind is blowing toward the west,
Around the flowers are humming bees-
But the robin's song is the best.
The dogwood trees are blossoming white,
The plough horse is neighing for rest,
The song sparrow is singing with all his might-
But the robin's song is the best.

Here is my strange illustration:

7 comments:

  1. Be still my heart!
    This is like a lovely dream.

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  2. The suburban nightingale! I love it Bill.xx

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  3. I absolutely love this! That robin looks very happy taking center stage!

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  4. Oh, this caught my eye right away. I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE, this!! :)

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  5. Yes, it caught my eye too. Bill, I think this is the best thing you have done so far and that is saying plenty. Fantastic.

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  6. Oh Sir William, you do make me laugh. Your robin is king pin.

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  7. Marie is so right, one of your best ever!

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