Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Quote of the day

The snowy white Camellia japonica 'Nuccio's Gem' is flowering now in my garden.

The absence of flaw in beauty is itself a flaw.

- Havelock Ellis (1859-1939) -

The perfection of my orderly shaped, pure white camellia is almost intimidating. From a pearly, tight bud, an endless spiral of impeccable petals open up one by one. How imperfect it makes me feel, its flawless beauty contrasting with all my shortcomings.

1 comment:

nilla|utanpunkt said...

Min har blommat rätt länge nu, fast så fort det regnar blir blommorna gula. man får pasa på att njuta av dem när de fortfarande är lysande vita.

Ha det gott.