Saturday, April 13, 2013

The Song of the Daffodil Fairy

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Daffodils in my Stone Cottage Garden
 
The Song of the Daffodil Fairy
by Cicley Mary Barker


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I’m everyone’s darling; the blackbird and starling
Are shouting about me from blossom and boughs.

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For I, the Lent-lily, the Daffy-down-dilly,
Have heard through the country the call to arouse.

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The orchards are ringing with voices a-singing
The praise of my petticoat, praise of my gown;
 
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The children are playing, and hark! they are saying
That Daffy-down-dilly has come up to town!

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The daffodil photos were taken by me and are all from my Stone Cottage Garden. 

For more Flower Fairies, visit their official website here .  Not only are there poems along with books and other items for sale, they also have several FREE activities for children!  The Flower Fairies have a wonderful site!
 
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;-)  -Marci

19 comments:

  1. I've been waiting for this post! How lovely! What is that first one under the poem title called? It's so gorgeous with all of its fluffy ruffliness! Love the pics and the poem!

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    1. I'm sorry, Danni! All the daffodils were either here when we moved into the house or were gifts from friends. I don't know any of the hybrid names. -Marci @ Stone Cottage Adventures

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  2. Great pictures and poem! The happiest flowers of spring!

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  3. Daffodils are my favorite flowers. Beautiful photos!!

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  4. Gorgeous! I love daffodils. They are the first flowers we see around here.

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  5. Marci, absolutely sweet and beautiful. I love daffodils. Thank you for such a sweet way to start the day.

    Linda

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  6. Daffodils are my FAVORITES!!!!
    I can almost smell them from here!

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  7. Daffodils are so cheery but a little cheeky at the same time. My dad always planted them and I love to see abandoned rows of them out in a field.

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  8. What beautiful flowers! Thanks for linking up to my party!

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  9. I knew this was your post even before I got to you page. Love it, Marci. Thanks for bringing it,to What'd You Do This Weekend? So sweet.

    Linda

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  10. WOW, I never heard of this site. I can't wait till tomorrow to show my girls they are going to love it. Thanks so much for sharing with us at We Made That!

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  11. Daffodil's are one of my favorites. Thank you for sharing spring with me and everyone else at Fluster's Creative Muster party!

    Robin
    Fluster Buster

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  12. oh my word, my little girl is going to flip when she see that!!
    thank you!! I would have never found it :)
    xo!!!

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  13. Beautiful pictures, and love the poem.

    Thanks for sharing on Tuesdays With a Twist.

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  14. Hi there,
    Just love your pictures.
    Blessings,
    Janis www.janiscox.com

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  15. Hi, Marci, You have lots of different daffodils. I do,too. Love 'em and they last a long time. Have a great week. Linda

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  16. Fantastic photos! Thanks for linking this wonderful post up to my “Themed Blog & Shop Hop!”
    Angie
    godsgrowinggarden.com

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