It was not the thorn bending to the honeysuckles, but the honeysuckles embracing the thorn.
― Emily Bronte, Wuthering Heights
Below is the original photo used to create this image. It was sent to me by a good friend who happens to spend his days outside as a postal carrier. These lovelies were found along his delivery route. No special lighting or retouching, just a snap from his smart phone.