Mother and her Children

the fern green milkweed pod

protectively nourishes its seedlings

throughout the summer months

Closeup of a Milkweed Pod Growing in Johnson C...

Closeup of a Milkweed Pod Growing in Johnson County Kansas near Kansas City…10/1974 (Photo credit: The U.S. National Archives)

then…one day…unannounced…

the linen seed softness opens itself to the world

freely the winds carry the russet color seeds

into the universe giving their gifts

far and wide they travel

giving…receiving…letting go

4 thoughts on “Mother and her Children

  1. glkaye2013 says:

    It’s beautiful in it’s sounds and interplay of sounds. I find the sounds stronger than the visual images in this piece Date: Fri, 8 Mar 2013 23:58:22 +0000 To:


  2. Mich Smith says:

    I love it Jane, to be positif is the best you can do!


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