Allium Four Ways by Deborah Architectural Shift  by Gerrie Initiation by Helen Jublilee by Kirsten Metamorphosis in my studio by Terry Log Cabin Conversion by Diane
Hasu by Françoise A Soldier Emerges by Kristin Opposable Thumb by Karen After the Big Wet by Brenda Red Poppy by Terri Emergence by Nikki


by Françoise

With this theme. I first thought of Kafka and Ovid and also of Buddhism because impermanence is one of the main features of life in Buddhist thinking. Lotus (hasu) is a very important symbol in Buddhism and, using photos from my last trip to Japan, I wanted to show the beauty of the lotus plant with its roots in the mud and its ephemeral flowers almost open and rising towards the sunlight.

Hasu by Francoise
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