Thursday, March 5, 2009

Marking Old Homesteads

Whether you call them buttercups or daffodils, this late winter blooming plant marks the spot of many of old homesteads throughout Itawamba County. There's nothing much prettier than coming upon a field of buttercups in rural Itawamba County. William Wordsworth said it well when he wrote:

I wander'd lonely as a cloud
That floats on high o'er vales and hills,
When all at once I saw a crowd,
A host of golden daffodils,
Beside the lake, beneath the trees,
Fluttering and dancing in the breeze.

...from William Wordsworth's poem, Daffodils

1 comment:

Mona Robinson Mills said...

Bob, Don Dulaney and I were out and about Saturday. We enjoyed seeing all of the daffodils blooming at many of Itawamba's "old home places." Don recalled your recent blog post regarding the same.