Tuesday, December 29, 2009

A Sharp Ruby

I'm sure that there's some deep symbolism in the fact that these beautiful, seemingly fluffy flowers soon turn into sharp, merciless thorns. I'm not sure what it is... :)

Here's a ruby that I found last year, and came across now, looking through my archives:



Click on the photo, if you'd like to get a closer view. And do check out Mary's blog, Work of the Poet, for more rubies of the day. Happy Ruby Tuesday, everyone!

8 comments:

De Lly Dilettante said...

Nice shot!

Joops said...

Beware! Lovely flower, no wonder the bee is attracted hehehe.

My Ruby Tuesday calls for a new goal next year, to SAVE! Wishing you a bountiful new year!

Regina said...

How delightful!
Cheers for the New year!

(Just joined in).
Regina

Manang Kim said...

Oh wow a beauty could be a trap too ^_)^ Happy New Year!

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toby said...

Thanks, everyone!

concretenprimroses said...

alovely thistle pic.
Kathy

Carolina said...

Hermosa flor! :)
Saludos!

kanishk said...

Lovely flower, no wonder the bee is attracted

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