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  • Awake, aware in tented night, a flax bush shuffled glissé tread of frond on frond and seed-pod prattle marching on the fractious wind surrounds the tent, and lake, and night.

    Archive 2008-08-01

  • Made entirely of paper, the seed-pod shaped coffin is entirely biodegradable and environmentally safe.

    Ecopod Coffin « The Life and Times of Organic Mama

  • There are no lions, coconut trees, or giant crabs I'm about a 12 hour bus-ride from the ocean, but these do exist on Zanzibar, and there is only one type of breakfast-food-like seed-pod that grows on trees.

    An Alaskan in Tanzania......................And on to Honduras

  • Knowledge locked in verse from a time when books were hard to make and harder to protect, from a time when Pasho wandered like dandelion seeds between far-flung villages, holding up their palms in greeting to show the Open Eye and beg their free movement, dispensing their knowledge as far as their seed-pod minds could carry them, hoping to set down roots, and begin schools where they would seed new Pasho further afield.

    Asimov's Science Fiction

  • Moreover, it was not only in the last-named that familiar features had reappeared, as invisible till then in her face as the inturned parts of a seed-pod, the eventual opening out of which would never be suspected.

    Time Regained

  • Pattie wondered if these food centers used replicators or whether they cooked their root-aphid puddings and seed-pod pilafs the old way.

    Breakdowns

  • I think they got the idea from this show about these seed-pod people taking over the earth.

    Neon Rain

  • The aircraft cracked in half, a seed-pod giving up its spores, an egg yielding its mystery.

    The Satanic Verses

  • A single capsule, or seed-pod, contains about a thousand seeds.

    The Field and Garden Vegetables of America Containing Full Descriptions of Nearly Eleven Hundred Species and Varietes; With Directions for Propagation, Culture and Use.

  • It is only an annual certainly, and each seed-pod holds no more than six or seven seeds.

    Wildflowers of the Farm

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