Glittering Ghost of Gardens Past

hoarfrost sunflower head

Glittering ghost of gardens past,

you contain grain, a hope that will last;

though you are crippled, a Tiny Tim breed,

when Scrooge-Winter passes, you’ll scatter good seed.

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20 comments on “Glittering Ghost of Gardens Past

  1. Gallivanta says:

    I was thinking of A Christmas Carol today and the idea of the SPIRIT of Christmas. You have added a new dimension to the story for me with these words and your photo.

  2. Caddo Veil says:

    I love the Tiny Tim reference especially–I’ve been watching A Christmas Carol for several nights now (mostly the George C Scott one, but also an earlier one)–I can never get enough of it, though the Ghost of “Yet to Come” is so scary!!

  3. ericmvogt says:

    Great poem, Melody. But the photo gives me the shivers! Lol! It looks like the Terminator. 😉

  4. Debbie says:

    Hang on garden! We’re cheering for it! Thanks Melody, for blessing us!

  5. melodylowes says:

    Spring is so indescribably sweet for the long winter – I think heaven will be all the sweeter for this life, too! 🙂

  6. RoSy says:

    Definitely looking at a ghost of days past here.
    Perfect words for the season to go with an all time fave – A Christmas Carol 🙂

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