Wednesday, March 20, 2013
The Vernal Equinox-Theme
The unfolding of the Vernal Equinox is like the unfolding of the petals of a floral blossom The flower gradually reveals its beauty until it reaches the apex of its form. At which time the perfect shape and vivid hues balance one another much like the balance of day and night of the equinox. Then the flower slowly fades and decay begins the process that leads to the death of the flower. The days lengthen to accommodate nature and balance the life and death of the blossom: the gradual and inevitable natural cycle of birth, decay, and rebirth.
Sharing with City Daily Photo’s “Festival of the Equinox” extra theme day. To see other interpretations,
Added later: I probably should have labeled it in my narrative as a camellia since some viewers thought it was a rose.