Exquisite creations resembling that exact moment when a conjuror transforms a starched handkerchief into an animated cockatiel. Neither cloth nor bird, these magical confections are Peonies, delicious at every turn of their all too brief existence.
Festiva Maxima, another view.
“…with their honeyed heaviness, their lush trembling,
their eagerness, to be wild and perfect for a moment, before they are