Sunday, July 30, 2017

Sunflower Conversations

I rarely paint flowers. We don't have much to say to each other really. But over the last few days I've been watching my neighbor's sunflowers drop away their color, dripping into the air, while their sad heads begin to droop.

Did you know that sunflowers don't really follow the sun? That's a fallacy as is the theory that they nod their heads because of the weight of the bloom. They were designed to droop to ensure as large a scattering of seeds as possible.

So as the flowers continued to wilt, droop and drip, I thought I should listen.