random snapshot – weeds

Colourful Threads of Life

“Weeds are flowers too, once you get to know them.” Eeyore to Winnie the Pooh (A. A. Milne)

who would have thought that weeds could be so pretty? who would have thought that weeds could be so pretty?

“What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have not yet been discovered.” Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 – 1882) American essayist, lecturer and poet

purple weed

“A weed is but an unloved flower.” Ella Wilcox (1850 – 1919) American author and poet

weed with tiny purple flower weed with tiny purple flower

“A weed is no more than a flower in disguise, which is seen through at once, if love give a man eyes.” James Russell Lowell (1819 – 1891) American Romantic poet, critic, editor and diplomat.

purple weed

“As one grows older one should grow more expert at finding beauty in unexpected places, in deserts and even in towns, in ordinary human faces and among wild weeds.” C.C Vyvyan (1885-1976) Cornish author

purple weed

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