June Bug Neighbors told me his name was June Bug. A print of Richard M. “Pek” Gunn’s poem “Frettin,’” bordered by a sketch of a man overlooking Tennessee scenery. My copy is a 3rd edition dated 1963. I was surfing the internet to copy and paste to a family member and this was the first link I found. Here you can find thoughts, study God's Word, and discuss the issues and challenges of life. I wish to post a most popular saying of hers' (I believe she wrote and it goes like this....) "ISN'T IT STRANGE THAT KINGS AND QUEENS AND CLOWNS THAT CAPER IN SAWDUST RINGS, AND AVERAGE FOLKS LIKE YOU AND ME, ARE BUILDERS OF ETERNITY, EACH IS GIVEN A KIT OF TOOLS, A SHAPELESS MASS AND SET OF RULES, AND EACH MUST MAKE ERE TIME IS FLOWN, A STUMBLING BLOCK OR A STEPPING STONE." Just in case anyone would like to have it. No man can heed all of these anniversaries; no man can ignore all of them.” – Aldo Leopold. This is our online resource for community building and discipleship. ( Log Out /  Add the string to the sheet and you have a special little keepsake for parents :) I have included a photo to show what mine look like completed. (note; 11 days left on this vintage book & is not my bid posting.) My sister and I were playing with the beetles we called potato bugs (i.e., the little brown scarabs, my dad’s name for them) that were crawling on the window screen under the porch light and my mom slipped and called them June bugs and not potato bugs for the first time. They call me a June Bug, But I don't come in June They really should call me a May Bug I fly all night looking for a light A little romance and then love there are many different editions but this one is a light tan and unique from all the others. Fond childhood memories are the basis of her writings. She believes strongly in spoiling a child as much as possible and that you can never spoil a child too much. Anne Belle was an Administrative Assistant to Tennessee Governor, her brother, Frank G. Clement. A June Bug on a String. The corner is signed “Pek Gunn”. Discover June Bug on a String by Rose Wilson and millions of other books available at Barnes & Noble. Rose Marie would love to have a fudgesicle from the ice cream truck. String Poem. I believe this poem can be found in his book entitled. Your eyes shined so softly and brown, I then knew nothing could bring me down. However, she knows momma cannot afford the quarter to purchase one.How does June Bug help her view the large world around her while enjoying a frozen treat? String Poem. Poems by June-bug. Explore the largest collection of jazz recordings @ All About Jazz Discover (and save!) then I got further down the poem and I read achy turns to breaky and I am thinking you know what that is so fitting because that is the point where folks start drinking so much that their two-step pretty much is no longer a two-step so now this all makes sense. "I see your paint. june bugs submitted by: hayseed. Borrowed from her memorial invitation card. Weird things some people do with large live beetles. In days way back on Tumblin Creek. By the way, inside the front section is a printed copy where the secretary of state Joe C. Carr (Tennessee), made Richard M. "Pek" Gunn the Poet Laureate of Tennessee, dated February 4th, 1970. I shifted a sorrowful gaze skyward, only to see a black crow gliding away with my June bug clamped tightly in its yellow beak; all six of the beetle’s little legs waving a furious goodbye. About this resource. June Bug on a String. ... More by June-bug . Free. They said he got his name because… Anna Belle moved from Nashville to our neck of the woods in Tansi, TN, however, at her home in Tansi, she suffered a fall that caused her untimely death on August 31st, 2009. Now the same vintage edition's starting bid is online at ebay at $5.00 Dollars. After parking my car in the lot to go into my office building, I noticed a June Bug on the car next to me. They can be creepy and crawly, but like the rest of us, bugs have their place in the world. This page is dedicated to all of those crazy critters of the insect world. The poem says, I've been frettin' bout de future, and de things dat I'se been told, 'Bout what happens to us folkses, When we starts to gittin' old. ( Log Out /  The latter part of Spring ‘Twas sport for every boy to have. She is now interred at Memorial Gardens Dickson, Tennessee. This site endeavors to take its readers on a journey through time. Suddenly, a jet-black shadow blocked out the sun! Richard 'Pek' Gunn poet Laureate of this great state, is interred at Calvary Cemetery NashvilleDavidson CountyTennessee, USAhttp://www.ebay.com/itm/TUMBLIN-CREEK-TALES-SIGNED-FONDLY-1973-ANNA-BELLE-CLEMENT-OBRIEN-1970-HC-/310833772779?pt=Antiquarian_Collectible&hash=item485f22f8eb January 25, 2014 at 2:36 PM. 36. “In early June the world of leaf and blade and flowers explodes, and every sunset is different.” – John Steinbeck 37. 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