I have been photographing gladioluses today.
A gladiola, or gladiolus, is a glad thing. This member of the Iris family is so colorful and always makes me feel glad.
Do flowers have feelings? If so, I suspect that the gladiola feels glad too – even when I’m examining its every petal, crevasse, and mote of pollen with my extension-tubed macro lens rig.
…and more flowers: