Saturday, February 11, 2012

Uh, I Forgot ...

With only one month left in the season, 
winter has finally arrived.
The air has been misty with fine snow
all afternoon, and all I've wanted
to do is curl up on the couch
with a cup of coffee and a good book.

It's not so much hibernation as it is a state of torpor.
I just stare into space, waiting for the air
to become warmer, as the Earth and 
myself become rested and renewed.
I'm already anticipating spring.


dive said...

Woah! What are those things?
Vaguely obscene seed pods, by the look of it, and of a variety we don't get over on this side of the pond.
I love the way you've caught them in the top photo, like a bunch of fashion models walking down the catwalk on their spindly legs.

Speedway said...

Hi, Dive! It's so GOOD to hear from you again!

I forgot to title the post, just as I've forgotten the name of the plant.

Here is a picture of the flowers from a plant, same species, from another location, taken last summer.