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Ode to Milkweed

milkweed2The weary travelers savor a break at the humble road-side stop and take their fill of the house specialty before continuing on their long journeys home. Later, the whole splits, spilling its stock, and seeds like silken parachutes take to the air as the monarch butterflies did before them.

[Word Count: 50; another belated post to a Writing101 challenge]

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