Kelly Kurt

Gold Star - 194,042 Points (1/14/1958 / Cedar Rapids Iowa)

Snapdragon Seeds - Poem by Kelly Kurt

Dried pod from summer’s brilliance
Among dozens in a paper bag
Stored hopefully, through winter’s quiescence

Opened gently, with human hands
Spilling out on a clean, white platter
Scores of flea eye sized seeds
Sprinkle and scatter
Like freshly ground pepper

Dusted atop soil filled pots
Delicately dampened and set on a sill
Snapdragon seeds become snapdragons again

Topic(s) of this poem: flowers, hope, life, love, memory, nature, rebirth

Poet's Notes about The Poem

No real story, tho I do this every year. Side note; I believe this is my 100th posted poem here.: -)

Comments about Snapdragon Seeds by Kelly Kurt

  • Anita Sharma (11/30/2015 11:12:00 AM)

    Opened gently, with human hands
    Spilling out on a clean, white platter, , beautiful loved it
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    Kelly Kurt (11/30/2015 1:18:00 PM)

    I have collected seeds to start the process again this winter

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  • Susan Lacovara (3/23/2015 8:39:00 PM)

    Perfect! I set out searching for the signs of Spring, just as the tarnish of snow finally fades. I love the first crocus I come across. Validation that Spring dates not miss her date to dance! May your seeds sprout beautiful snapdragon! PEACE (Report) Reply

    Kelly Kurt (3/23/2015 9:49:00 PM)

    Your replies are more lovely than my poems! Thank you

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Poem Submitted: Monday, March 23, 2015

Poem Edited: Monday, April 20, 2015

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