A Flower Story

My interest in the symbolism of flowers was sparked previously, and I wrote a story Bare Dealings. It is a weird episode involving romance and a naked thief (note that the romance was not with the naked thief).  The floral references, despite Bare Dealings being set contemporarily, are to the Victorian era symbolism of flowers. … Continue reading A Flower Story

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That Pink Rose

The history and symbolism of the pink rose in my front garden, and of flowers generally, has become a topic of interest to me this week. Flowers symbolise not only love, friendship, and beauty, but also death, sympathy, unfaithfulness, and fragility. Concerning the specific history of the pink rose in my front yard, which has … Continue reading That Pink Rose