The Nasturtium Takeover bid

The nasturtium’s gone manic
now the summer is done
It’s begun to take over
and thinks it’s ‘the one’
If we left it unchecked
It would simply keep growing
and how big it would get
Well, there’s no way of knowing

Perhaps we should crop it
but then things would be duller
For at present its flowers
keep giving us colour
So we’ll leave it a while
with its yellows and gold
For it clings to the summer
whilst the weather gets cold

And we need that reminder
at least for a while
as autumn takes over
and summer’s a smile
For when winter’s cold anger
returns with a frost
This reminder of summer
will be instantly lost

©Jemverse

Photo – autumn nasturtiums – Jempics

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4 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. lifecameos
    Oct 20, 2017 @ 06:46:35

    Nasturtiums in New Zealand are u. I hope you retain access for your doors and windows.

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  2. lifecameos
    Oct 20, 2017 @ 06:47:52

    I wrote that nasturtiums are unstoppable.! I hope WordPress lets this go through.

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