Discover June Bug on a String by Rose Wilson and millions of other books available at Barnes & Noble. (note; 11 days left on this vintage book & is not my bid posting.) june bugs. I paid $10.00 Dollars for my book back then, (1970.) Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. June is the month For the June Bug, It's not too cold It's not too hot, And only Fathers Day Is all June has got. June Bug Pat Jasper This morning as I was fixing lunch, he tore through the screen door looking for just-the-right-size box. One of his best and a favorite of mine, (which is not in this vintage copy), he recited gloriously! I could feel the vibration—created by the turbulent ferocity of the beetle’s briskly beating wings—buzzing through the string between my fingertips. The latter part of Spring ‘Twas sport for every boy to have. Your eyes shined so softly and brown, I then knew nothing could bring me down. My blog site began as a college assignment, but is slowly evolving into something more. ... More by June-bug . Loading... Save for later. Since it was June And not much to do, June was available It could be used. All was black! I also think I saw her passing by at my father's funeral a little under a year before which was at our local church Nov.9th 2008. starting to arrive in the month of june a rather large shiny green bug, i discovered one once as i was hoeing out of the warm dirt i found one as i dug. I believe that it is our dreams that give us the courage to hope and h I saw that in his calm eyes and quiet way. Updated: Sep 16, 2014. ppt, 311 KB. Fond childhood memories are the basis of her writings. I walked into the lobby seeing copies of this book laying in a glass cabinet. there is so many insects that live After parking my car in the lot to go into my office building, I noticed a June Bug on the car next to me. String Poem. You once was known As just a bug, Just like any other Bug in a rug. A car load of members from our location had traveled over to hear him that evening. I wish to post a most popular saying of hers' (I believe she wrote and it goes like this....) "ISN'T IT STRANGE THAT KINGS AND QUEENS AND CLOWNS THAT CAPER IN SAWDUST RINGS, AND AVERAGE FOLKS LIKE YOU AND ME, ARE BUILDERS OF ETERNITY, EACH IS GIVEN A KIT OF TOOLS, A SHAPELESS MASS AND SET OF RULES, AND EACH MUST MAKE ERE TIME IS FLOWN, A STUMBLING BLOCK OR A STEPPING STONE." $3.99; $3.99; Publisher Description. GENRE. Some might have thought he was free. I'm just a country boy who was fortunate enough to have seen a little bit of the world, courtesy of Uncle Sam. I have twice as many fig trees in my backyard now as we did down on South Street those many years ago. I turned lazily about in my own tight circles; my eyes glued to the brilliant green scarab tethered by its hind leg to the end of the string. Created: Mar 21, 2012. As I slowly let the thread slip through my fingers, gradually increasing its length, my June bug buzzed, and soared higher and higher, and around and around in ever widening circles. The June Bug So all the windblown boys didn't hear you crying They tied a string around a June bug's head Watched it buzzing round the summer sun Santiam The Send So, forgive the links that go nowhere; the dead ends etc. June Bug on a String. Weird things some people do with large live beetles. We're always adding and updating. They said he got his name because… Borrowed from her memorial invitation card. Enjoy! I don’t know how he tied up beetles. This poem was written by a Tennessee author and poet laureate named Richard "Pek Gunn". ( Log Out /  But I took a little journey, To de eastern part of state, Gazed at all dat pretty scenery Til de time was gittin' late. 35. “In June, as many as a dozen species may burst their buds on a single day. Gunn was the Poet Laureate of Tennessee. Anne Belle was an Administrative Assistant to Tennessee Governor, her brother, Frank G. Clement. Add the string to the sheet and you have a special little keepsake for parents :) I have included a photo to show what mine look like completed. This site endeavors to take its readers on a journey through time. A print of Richard M. “Pek” Gunn’s poem “Frettin,’” bordered by a sketch of a man overlooking Tennessee scenery. The bug would fly like all the rest. Shop paperbacks, eBooks, and more! Here is the beauty of getting that book and saving it. I believe this poem can be found in his book entitled. I was the beetle. Change ). In 1975 Mr. Gunn came to Orlando, Florida to speak at a Nazarene Church. No man can heed all of these anniversaries; no man can ignore all of them.” – Aldo Leopold. Anna Belle moved from Nashville to our neck of the woods in Tansi, TN, however, at her home in Tansi, she suffered a fall that caused her untimely death on August 31st, 2009. 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