Day 215 – Rose

“Won’t you come into the garden? I would like my roses to see you.”
– Richard Brinsley Sheridan.

Come, come –
the petals & the fragrance & the thorn wait in equal part
eager to touch you with their sweet secret essences


Art:
1 – Willem van Aelst
2 – John Bagnold Burgess
3 – Unknown
4 – Rachel Ruysch