Rabbits – a May Day wish.

My grandmother ( the angel upon my shoulder) always used to tell me that the first word to say, on the first of each month, was Rabbits. I don’t know where this tradition/ superstition came from, nor why our lop eared friends were chosen but, whenever I am up early ( as I am this May Day, 2019) and listening to the silence outside, I think of our beloved Eleanor Alice, and, in good faith, I whisper the word…..

Would that my grandmother were alive today

As Pembrokeshire awakens to this year’s May Day

“Rabbits!”

That’s the very first word you must say.

And my spring time wish for you?

That;

Good health,

Good fortune,

And freedom of spirit

Accompany you all

Upon your way.


2 Comments on “Rabbits – a May Day wish.”

  1. helen carey says:

    Rabbits! And let all your May day wishes come true.

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  2. June Mordey says:

    How i wish she was here now. My Mum, Your Nanny, Everyones Friend. The Beloved Eleanor Allice,
    M.J.

    Like


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