Let them nourish the bees.
Picture: Megan Stoyles, October 20, 1966. See this article in the Canberra Times for details. Photo used according to Fair Use principles.
For Signs of the Times, Day 12 of April Poetry Month at 'imaginary garden with real toads' we are invited to let a protest sign inspire us to a non-political poem. This has always been my favourite – and the image was famous at the time.
This piece was simultaneously written for Quadrille #30 at dVerse: a 44-word poem containing the word 'drizzle'.