"Ghosts" is a song by Margaret Ruthven Lang which sets a text by Richard Kendall Munkittrick.
by Richard Kendall Munkittrick
Out in the misty moonlight,
The first snow flakes I see,
As they frolic among the leafless
Limbs* of the appletree.
Faintly they seem to whisper,
As round the boughs they wing;
“We are the ghosts of the flowers
Who died in the early spring.”
*Lang changes "limbs" to "boughs"