“[Beautiful things] act like small tears in the surface of the world that pull us through to some vaster space … letting the ground rotate beneath us several inches, so that when we land, we find we are standing in a different relation to the world than we were a moment before.”
Just as the yellow dahlias in a bouquet from a friend’s garden began to sag in their vase, the otherwise impenetrable looking amount of petals fell to the sides on one flower, at the top of the bouquet – revealing the inner part. I didn’t feel compelled to photograph them earlier, but this suddenly felt like a little secret had been revealed, somehow, and I liked the imperfection of the petals wrapping themselves around the anthers, too.subscribe via email (the subscription form opens in a new browser window/tab). It's easy as pie! :-)
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