Seed – can be mesmerising. A source of life which can remain dormant for decades until ideal conditions awaken it. Can be tough or vulnerable, a thing of intricate beauty. May grow singularly, or in spectacular abundance from one seed. Is the germ or latent beginning of growth, development, or consequence. It is also the act of spreading or propagating by means of seeds.
Keep – A last defence, a stronghold. By definition, to keep is: to have continuous charge of; retain possession of, retain or reserve for a future occasion or time, retain or remain in a specified condition, position or course. It is to put or store in a regular place. To observe, honour or fulfil, to respect an implied commitment. To provide for the sustenance of, carry on, manage, maintain by making requisite entries. To maintain in proper order, to guard or protect; preserve and continue to do repeatedly or habitually. To continue to follow a way or course. To ensure perishable commodities remain in good condition. To keep is also to retain one’s place against opposition or difficulty.