Poem: Fireweed

Fireweed

Dee Rusin, Kenai

The air is full

White fluff

Spinning swirling

Seeds scattering

Different directions

Carried by currents

Seeking a site

Settling in the soil

Soon soft snowflakes

Silently shower

White lacy shapes and sizes

Each one different

Join together

Forming a blanket of white

Sheltering sleeping seeds

Awaiting Spring

Sprouting growing

Tall blossoms

A quilt of color

Enjoyed by all

Fireweed!

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