Ah, the rose! What a flower! It is deceptively sweet: if you try to pick the beautiful bloom, you might get pricked by one of its thorns. Roses have inspired numerous folk songs (“My Wild Irish Rose,” for example, or “The Yellow Rose of Texas”), and have become an icon symbolizing love. The rose hips that appear on several varieties of the plant are edible.
When you think about it, one object can be many things. Can you think of anything, preferably something common and overlooked, that is really very important? Post a comment containing your thoughts on the subject if you wish.