Gathered pinecones

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pinecone – noun \ˈpīn-ˌkōn\ 

plural noun: pine cones

  1. the conical, woody fruit of a pine tree, with scales that open to release the seeds
  2. in many world cultures, a sacred symbol of enlightenment due in part to its symmetry; perfect Fibonacci sequences in every direction
  3. the pineal gland at the center of the brain is namesake of the pinecone; the pineal gland is considered by many people throughout the world to be the ‘third eye of the soul’
  4. really cool goodies to find in the woods, then observe and contemplate

Gathered pinecones


By poetluckerate

I am a poet, writer, and teacher who moved from Minnesota to New Orleans in 2008 then returned to Minnesota in 2018 - hopefully, to stay.

I lived in the most urban of settings, and the rural Midwest. These perspectives impact my writing in very unique ways.