The Pinwheel Desert Rose

The pinwheel desert rose.

Nine years ago Anne’s mother brought over cuttings from succulents known as pinwheel desert roses which had yet to bloom. She stuck them in the dirt on one side of the driveway under an old oak tree. Today, on Easter, many of these plants have bloomed–they only do this once in a lifetime, dying afterwards. However, the pinwheel succulents have spread easily, filling the entire growing area, so life will go on for years to come. Peace.

Published by 67steffen

My labels: grandfather, father, veteran, writer, poet, photographer and dreamer in pursuit of the meaning of life. Getting close, although I'm running out of time--probably why I'm so close.

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