Friday/ a rose is a rose is a rose

A rose is a rose is a rose
– Gertrude Stein, from the 1913 poem ‘Sacred Emily’

[From Wikipedia] Among Stein’s most famous quotations, this line is often interpreted as meaning ‘things are what they are’, a statement of the law of identity, ‘A is A’. In Stein’s view, the sentence expresses the fact that simply using the name of a thing already invokes the imagery and emotions associated with it.

I know I have posted pictures of roses from my front yard in the past! .. but here is one from right now (smile). The rose smells every bit as intoxicating as it looks.

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