“Midsummer Madness”, the Month of July

Ah Sun-flower! weary of time,Who countest the steps of the Sun?-Seeking after that sweet golden climeWhere the traveller’s journey is done. Where the Youth pined away with desire,And the pale Virgin shrouded in snow:Arise from their graves and aspire,Where my Sun-flower wishes to go. (William Blake, 1794) In the British Isles counting rhymes are theContinue reading ““Midsummer Madness”, the Month of July”