Saturday, June 28, 2014

The Proverbial Double Edged Sword!

"Beware of the Cactus Blossom!"  © Paula Scott Molokai Girl Studio

The delicate shadows on the delicate petals belie the characteristics of the rest of this cactus! Such duality at play here with the cactus plant offering the soft petals of the flower with such deadly thorns nestled around it. Certainly a 'look, but don't touch' kind of thing!

Definitely a double-edged sword. I'm not going anywhere near it-my camera's lens was close enough, thank you very much!

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Sylvia K said...

Ah, look but don't touch indeed!! But what an exquisite flower, Paula!! Beautiful capture for the day! Hope you're enjoying a great new weekend!!

Gemma Wiseman said...

Such a stunningly beautiful cactus flower. Such soft and subtle tones of colour.

Catherine said...

what a beautiful flower...

Clairejustine oxox said...

Beautiful shot :)

Chie Nicolaisen said...

Danger beauty. That's really a real thing.
Hope you have had a great weekend & a blessed week ahead.



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