Monday’s Roses

Yesterday's Roses-1


Yesterday's Roses-2


Yesterday's Roses-3

These have been processed with the ‘Diffuse Glow’ filter in Photoshop (TM), also utilizing a pure white background (Glow) color.

The result?

Very romantic, I feel!

December’s Rose

December's Rose-1

drying and dying


the night’s wintry chill


December's Rose-2A

though languishing

its thorns prick still

as sharp as on a Summer’s day


December's Rose-3

Take a tip…

…from this lovely rose:  Age gracefully!  Bend a little, slow down, and allow your wrinkles to show…you’ve earned them.

Ageing Red Rose