Snow White Seeds

Aster Seed Pods

Winter Queen Snow-White,
Reigning over gardens past,
Spreading seeds near and far:
Tiny spin-drift wind-sailing
Sprites, tiny bits of last year,
Carried through cold to the next,
Come fill my garden with purple,
Amber and russet possibility.

Copyright 2015 Brenda Davis Harsham

48 thoughts on “Snow White Seeds

  1. Ahhh, the magic once again happens when I step into your world, Brenda. Beautiful image and beautiful words, ones which I send to my gardens as well. Happy New Year, my friend!!! (((HUGS))) Amy


  2. I am so glad you shared this poem about the asters snow white seeds and love the way you included the colors of asters, too. I usually think of lavender or purple, but you are so right, russet and amber are also lovely colors. I like to imagine their seeds growing up into the flowering plants.


  3. this winter queen looks like she has come prepared to seed the entire garden! you captured this moment so well with your creative observations, Brenda. all the best in 2015!


  4. I love that last line: Come fill my garden with purple,
    Amber and Russet possibility. So many different hues of possibilities in life, aren’t there? πŸ™‚


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