Snowdrops

As Winter’s fingers

Scratch and claw at our throats

Here flowers sweet hope

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n.b. Galanthus nivalis now found throughout the British Isles, is one of the earliest plants to flower each year. A headache cure of folklore that is now used in some dementia treatments, it is a plant that helps remind us that we are moving steadily, toward the Spring Equinox, although the worst of Winter has yet to come.

https://www.woodlandtrust.org.uk/visiting-woods/trees-woods-and-wildlife/plants-and-fungi/woodland-wildflowers/snowdrop/

CLP 16/01/2019

Published by

Christopher Perry

Liberté, Equalité, Humanité