Poinsettia

alan shapiro

Briarcliff Manor, United States

Artist's Description

In 16th century Mexico, legend tells of a girl who was too poor to provide a gift for the celebration of Jesus’ birthday. The tale goes that the child was inspired by an angel to gather weeds from the roadside and place them in front of the church altar. Crimson “blossoms” sprouted from the weeds and became beautiful poinsettias.

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