“Summer izz as Summer duzz”

One swallow cannot make me
Nor the gentian blue,
But see a rose and you will know
That I am good and true*

2013.07.01 (19)

 

 


* quoted from the untitled book by Kit Williams that everybody should read at some point in their life, or at least look at the pictures.

It’s out of print but you can get second hand copies for relatively little at the usual place, or for a sneak preview of some of the most beautiful illustrations you will ever see click here.

 

 


 

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