Flowers Are Like Friends

lovely pale pink flowers in a vase, photo, debi riley art

“Nobody sees a flower – really- it is so small it takes time – We haven’t time – and to see takes time, like to have a friend takes time.”     Georgia O’Keefe

Flowers in a Vase
Flowers in a Jar

Another Georgia O’Keefe quote I like is, “When you take a flower in your hand and really look at it, its your world for the moment.  I want to give that world to someone else.”

Look close inside the flower
Look Closer

Each flower has its own personality, its own textures…. I would never truly discover their secrets unless I spent some time really getting to know them.

flower photo
Faced Away

Published by debiriley

The act of creation, in any media is a fascinating and magical process. I simply love to create. Expressing in color, line, tone, texture - as if, they were words upon a page. Creating a uniquely me, interpretation. Enjoy More of my "one-of-a-kind" expressive art at and,

10 thoughts on “Flowers Are Like Friends

    1. thank you Mary, that is very kind! I’m debating on a different lens to try for sharper shots. These flowers, I’m kind of ‘sweet’ on the shy one with its head turned 🙂


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