His Aunt Jobiska made him drink
Lavender water tinged with pink,
For she said, 'The world in general knows
There's nothing so good for a Pobble's toes!'
~
Edward Lear, Laughable Lyrics. The Pobble Who Has No Toes.



Here's flowers for you;
Hot lavender, mints, savory, marjoram;
The marigold, that goes to bed wi' the sun,
And with him rises weeping.
~
Shakespeare, The Winter's Tale


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6 comments

  1. Darren | Haiku // December 29, 2008 at 9:27 PM  

    Shakespeare referencing lavender? Cool. :)

  2. Extended Stay New York // February 28, 2009 at 12:57 PM  

    Really it is very nice post and thanks for sharing it.

  3. Capiznon Bloggers // March 2, 2009 at 9:07 PM  

    I like your poetry. cool thank's

  4. Eriuqs Spires Healthy Recreation // May 18, 2009 at 1:31 AM  

    Looks like a Shakespearean poetic lavender theme.

  5. ccnp certification // June 8, 2009 at 3:29 AM  

    Shakespear poetry is awesome.Thanks for sharing such interesting poetry about Lavender.

  6. Tipsy // June 17, 2009 at 9:14 AM  

    Pretty nice. Post a little more maybe? I'd love to read something new!