It happens in church and in church school
Children are taught that praying is cool.
God loves you, He took the cross for you
Talk to Him, He'd love a feel
Kneel in prayer and seal the deal.
"Underneath this hazelin mote, There's a braggoty worm with a speckled throat,2. An essay by Megan Elizabeth Farris:
Nine double is he, Now from eight double to seven double
And from seven double to six double and so on until:
And from one double to no double, No double hath he"
The "Ruint" Doll: Hazel's loss of innoncence in Kettle Bottom3. The Song of the Wandering Aengus by W.B. Yeats:
"I went out to the hazelwood, Because a fire was in my head"4. Cad Goddeu, The Romance of Taliesen:
The hazel was arbiter at this charmed time.5. Hazel Eyes by Gershon Hepner:
Eyes provoke a lover’s dreams whether hazel, brown or blue,6. Unlicensed Love by Jim Sharman:
With her eyes she casts a spell–– hazel clearly suits her well.
I'll never know the how's and why's I lost my heart to Hazel Eyes7. Hazel Green by Odo Hirsch:
But when I got that long sought kiss I knew I'd found my Perfect Miss
My elfin girl from down the lane And I'll never let her go again
"The children," said Hazel." 'Adults here don't know anything about what it's like to grow up.'8. The Lady in the Lake by Sir Walter Scott:
"The stag at eve had drunk his fill, Where danced the moon on Monan's rill,9. Two years three months and eternity on Hazel's Poems ©2006 Barbara Allen:
And deep his midnight lair had made In lone Glenartney's hazel shade...."
Hazel, my princess you were there... I saw you waiting for the others in a circle patiently, quietly10. Flower Fairies of the Autumn, The Song of the Hazelnut Fairy:
Slowly, slowly while I watched them well11. The honeysuckle and the hazel tree: medieval stories of men and women:
See, my nuts have ripened; now I've news to tell
Tristan and Iseut were together briefly thanks to Tristan's inscription of his name on a branch of a hazel tree...12. Genesis 30:37, King James Version of the Bible:
And Jacob took him rods of green poplar, and of the hazel and chestnut tree; and pilled white streaks in them, and made the white appear which was in the rods.13. Hazel tells Lavernne by Katharyn Machan:
Last night I was cleaning out my howard johnsons ladies room when all of a sudden up pops this frog...This post is linked with Thursday Thirteen
I introduce incense.
I sing the sweets I know, the charms I feel, My morning incense ... The sweets of Hasty-Pudding. Come ... glide o'er my palate, and inspire my soul.