With its pristine appearance, the elegant white rose has come to symbolize purity, innocence and secrecy. There are myths and legends from several different cultures relating to the origin of the first rose which is initially white in color and is then miraculously transformed. Oftentimes the pure white rose was depicted as being stained by blood, or made to blush from a kiss. The recurrence of this theme does a great deal to establish the white rose as a symbol for purity, but it seems this rose has the beginnings of a blush!
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Edited in Corel Paint Shop Pro using textures from French Kiss .
Canon EOS REBEL T1i, Canon Zoom Lens EF-S 18-55mm.
Location: Chincoteague Island, Virginia (USA).
Season: spring, May 4th.
Dedicated to the spirit of fun and sharing.
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