Gathering rosebuds: carpe diem:

“carpe diem” [is] usually translated as “seize the day”, but it’s a lot more than that: “carpe” could also mean “harvest” the day, or “tease it out” like wool, or “press on” with it like a journey, or “pluck” it like a flower

Screen Shot of the ode at the link.
Miraz Jordan @Miraz