Grieving together for the darling buds of May

Gather ye rosebuds while ye may, Old time is still a-flying: And this same flower that smiles to-day To-morrow will be dying. Robert Herrick (1648) And in this week of terror, terrible grief and collective mourning we may find some consolation to think of those killed and injured like Herrick's ‘rosebuds’; cherished and adored. The rosebud, simply the … Continue reading Grieving together for the darling buds of May

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