Look At Me Now

It’s the ugly duckling of the garden.  Whenever I offer a piece of it to a friend, they always say no, thanks.  They say it politely but I bet they were thinking: why did she offer me such an ugly thing?  This is why:

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About Mary Tang

An urban orchardist everyday, a volunteer regularly, a poet sometimes and a blogger since March 2015. I travel when I can. Food is a constant.
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9 Responses to Look At Me Now

  1. Beautiful Mary :) it looks similar to a zygocactus, though not identical.

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  2. mattb325 says:

    It is the swan when in flower, but yes, out of flower I guess it is what you would call an acquired taste :-)

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  3. arlingwoman says:

    That’s really lovely. I like the color. What is it? It reminds me of what we call a Christmas cactus here, but not quite…

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  4. Jan Schaper says:

    You say a lot in this post, Mary. About the grace of giving and receiving gifts. About the capacity to see the beauty that is, to respect the potential that exists and to have faith in what will be. Lots for me to ponder. Thanks for sharing.

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