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Drunk On Nectar

Giddy as a bee!

Photo by Krzysztof Niewolny on Unsplash

When we talk about bees seemingly buzzing aimlessly among the flowers, we sometimes use the phrase “drunk on nectar”. But I am here to say that it’s not just the bees that feel giddy around flowers.

There are certain flowers whose blossoms I wait for every year. I press my face down among their petals and breathe in deeply. For a moment I seem to become an ethereal creature, an elf…

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Deborah Barchi

Deborah Barchi

Deborah Barchi has recently retired from her career as a librarian and now has time to read, explore nature, and write poetry and essays.