ANDERSON DAILY PHOTO

April 30, 2008

Thorns redeemed

Filed under: Spring & Summer — lessie @ 12:01 pm

Unkempt bank. Weeds, tall grasses. Long thorny branches, overlapping to form a seemingly impenetrable briar patch. And then I noticed the white flowers. They were everywhere. Blackberries! I no longer saw the thorns — but the flowers. And imagined the tart fruit.

Advertisements

3 Comments »

  1. Blackberries are habit-forming! Can’t beat a blackberry cobbler this time of year.

    Comment by Rambling Round — April 30, 2008 @ 12:06 pm

  2. Nice photography. Nice thoughts in words. I just planted two blackberry bushes and they are supposed to be thornless. I hope so or if not the birds and bugs and bees will get them.

    Comment by Abraham Lincoln — April 30, 2008 @ 12:30 pm

  3. What a perfect little picture and story. How wonderful to find some berries in the weeds!

    Comment by Waldo — May 1, 2008 @ 9:03 pm


RSS feed for comments on this post. TrackBack URI

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Create a free website or blog at WordPress.com.

%d bloggers like this: