Oregon writer, Rain Trueax, and Oregon painter, Diane Widler Wenzel co-author Rainy Day Thought. Diane generally posts on Wednesdays and Rain on Saturdays. There may be extra days or changes as situations warrant. Comments are always welcome and appreciated as it turns an article into a discussion.
Thursday, July 06, 2006
Summer roses, poignantly fragrant, rich in jeweled hues.
From bud to the dropping of petals. their time is fleeting, yet months later, in the cold of winter, still unforgettable.
I touch carefully, wary of their thorns, as I brush velvety petals against my lips.