Sunday, March 15, 2015

"Beware the Ides of March"


That was the warning to Julius Caesar in 44 BC on the day of his assassination.  Caesar dismissed the warning and his fate and the fate of Rome was sealed.  I thought a mysterious looking blood-red flower was a good way to mark the day.

I have a new post on Sharon's Sojourns today.  A visit to a grand villa is on the agenda.

13 comments:

PerthDailyPhoto said...

Well it certainly is red AND mysterious Sharon :) fabulous macro, nice work!

Denton Harryman said...

very eye catching .. I like the shadows

Halcyon said...

The color is fantastic!

glenda said...

Vibrant red! Really beautiful.

Aimeecakes said...

A beautiful macro! I love it :)

Birdman said...

We're marking it with more 'white'. I prefer the RED.

Judy said...

I always think of that line on this day. The lighting makes this picture a moody one.

RedPat said...

A friend's birthday is today and we always kid her with that line. A lovely flower, Sharon!

llandudnopictures said...

Now that is RED!

Steve Reed said...

Nice photo! Probably too pretty for Caesar. :)

William Kendall said...

Oh yes, that's today! Lovely choice to mark the occasion.

Catalyst said...

Beautiful and portentous.

Kate said...

It's dark and for boding; great choice for the day, unusual too.