It’s so strange how life works: You want something and you wait and wait and feel like it’s taking forever to come. Then it happens and it’s over and all you want to do is curl back up in that moment before things changed.
–Lauren Oliver, Delirium
Below is the original photo used to create this image. These black-eyed susans were on display outside my local grocery store. No special lighting or retouching, just a snap from my smart phone.