Friday, January 12, 2007

rose and bud


Blogger Pat Paulk said...

These are gorgeous!!! Love roses.

Saturday, January 13, 2007 at 8:04:00 AM EST  
Blogger snowsparkle said...

firebird! ah! this image is just stunningly gorgeous!!!!! you should make it into a poster and sell it!

Saturday, January 13, 2007 at 9:02:00 PM EST  
Blogger MB said...

I've looked at this several times now. The first time I saw it I gasped. Essence of rose.

Sunday, January 14, 2007 at 2:34:00 AM EST  
Blogger Percival said...

I'm with Snowsparkle on this - make it into a poster and smell it. For has't not the bard himself told us that a rose by any other name such as "poster of a rose" must smell as sweet? And surely there has been no greater linguistic genius among us unless perhaps quite recently.

And like MB, each and every time I look at it, I see a rose - unless I deliberately cross mine eyes, whereupon two appear, and this be twice as good. For though we are told a rose is a rose is a rose, they do add up.

- Percy B Silly

PS Thou, I need'nt say but hasten to add, art the most veritable rose among the buds...

Sunday, January 14, 2007 at 11:33:00 AM EST  
Blogger firebird said...

pat--Thanks, I'm a fool for roses myself--I can't stop planting them!
(Although not all of them live...)

ss--This is a great idea! Although i don't know how to go about it, I'll look into it...

mb--The photo has been growing on me--I despaired of capturing the essence of the original--thank you for feeling it!

percy--Your comments are deep indeed--I must ponder the implications--
And to compare me to a rose--you have made me blush!

Sunday, January 14, 2007 at 7:14:00 PM EST  
Blogger K9 said...

/bark bark bark

how beautiful. reminds of of a peony actually...
clear as a bell too. nice work firebird

re: SK9. my year anniversary is 11/21..on the 22 the entire blog will stand from start to finish, edited to a sort of best of, and be left (funny you should mention the guggie) as a portfolio piece. it isnt going away but there will be no new posts. i will still come see you and comment on others blogs.

you arent shaking me off your trail grrrrrrrrrrrl! a dog in the garden is a beautiful thing.


Sunday, January 14, 2007 at 10:03:00 PM EST  
Blogger firebird said...

Thanks, k9--I can breathe now--and you know those holiday cds were "the best"!

You can come and leave your mark here any time!

Sunday, January 14, 2007 at 10:22:00 PM EST  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Confuseus sez, Roses pretty but make old man sneeze.

Sunday, January 14, 2007 at 11:36:00 PM EST  
Blogger firebird said...

Firebird say: Confuseus welcome to come sneeze here any time!
--tell Boss man he can come, too--

Monday, January 15, 2007 at 2:55:00 AM EST  
Anonymous Anonymous said...


these are all
your own pictures?

they're a cut above!



Monday, January 15, 2007 at 1:06:00 PM EST  
Blogger firebird said...

/t.-- Yes, these are all my's so great to have a fine artist notice them!
Thanks so much--you made my day!

Tuesday, January 16, 2007 at 3:14:00 AM EST  
Blogger carmen said...

i like translucence...

Tuesday, January 16, 2007 at 7:19:00 AM EST  

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