Growing apart doesn’t change the fact that for a long time we grew side by side; our roots will always be tangled. I’m glad for that.
–Ally Condie, Matched
Below is the original photo used to create this image. These orange flowers are part of the landscaping in front of my office building. Since they’re small, I had to get in super close. No special lighting or retouching, just a snap from my smart phone.