Nature's Words

#OTD  And it's the anniversary of the death day of Edward Newman who was an English entomologist, botanist, and writer.
 
Newman wrote, An Illustrated Natural History of the British MothsIn 1869.
 
He also enjoyed writing poetry.
 
Just as the butterfly, child of an hour, 
Flutters about in the light of the sun, 
Wandering wayward from flower to flower, 
Sipping the honey from all, one by one;
So does the fanciful verse I've created
Love amongst the experts in Science to roam,
Drinking their spirit without being sated,
Bringing the sweets of their intellect home.


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Edward Newman
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