These are such a neat flower while they last…but they’re only good for bees for a week or so. Herrick had something to say about it, generally:
Gather ye Rose-buds while ye may,
Old Time is still a-flying:
And this same flower that smiles to day,
To morrow will be dying.
The bees seem to be pretty good at that. And I don’t necessarily see it as contrary to the ant-grasshopper fable. More at: the moment can inform the future if you choose. Nothing momentary about it if you’re mindful.
Great pollen bucket on her, btw.