What do bees do in winter?

Many of our fans ask this, a recent poem which has been shared with us helps explain.


Silently on Christmas Eve, the turn of midnight’s key; all the garden locked in ice — a silver frieze — except the winter cluster of the bees.


Flightless now and shivering, around their Queen they cling; every bee a gift of heat; she will not freeze within the winter cluster of the bees.


Bring me for my Christmas gift a single golden jar; let me taste the sweetness there, but honey leave to feed the winter cluster of the bees.


Come with me on Christmas Eve to see the silent hive — trembling stars cloistered above — and then believe, bless the winter cluster of the bees.


Carol ann Duffy 2011

Locked in Ice

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