Saturday, August 04, 2012

Raindrops on Roses

After one of our recent thunderstorms, I noticed my roses were in full bloom. I slipped out and shot a few photos before the raindrops dried.


Unfortunately, I don't know the names of my roses. Most of them were gifts to me, and the names have been lost.


I think I shall call this one Helga, just because.



I shall name this one Atlas.



I dub thee Hermes, O Sweet Red Rose.


And I shall whisper out Aphrodite's Tears when I see you, O favored rose.


And you I will name First Born, because you are the blooms from the first rose I planted, over 20 years ago.

4 comments:

  1. Beautiful roses, but I bet you'll forget the names. Just call them the red one and the pink one, etc. and you'll never mix them up!

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  2. Oooh, these are so pretty, Anita! The raindrops just add to their beauty no matter what kinds of roses they may be. :-)

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  3. Lovely! I especially like the top pic and the red rose bud (Hermes).

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