Which One Are You?

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A Rose and an Amaranth blossomed side by side in a garden,
and the Amaranth said to her neighbour,
“How I envy you your beauty and your sweet scent!
No wonder you are such a universal favourite.”
But the Rose replied with a shade of sadness in her voice,
“Ah, my dear friend, I bloom but for a time:
my petals soon wither and fall, and then I die.
But your flowers never fade, even if they are cut;
for they are everlasting

~Aesop’s Fable (6BC)

Do you know what’s the other name for Amaranth?

It’s the flower that never dies.

And love-lies-bleeding.

The bigger question is, which one are you?

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