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For the Lilies design challenge. It's almost time for my mother's yearly lecture about removing the stamens from the Easter lilies; ostensibly to help them last longer (although I suspect it was more about preventing us from spreading pollen all over the house as kids).
A few of my flippant friends have made a similar argument for why childless gay men stay attractive into their golden years: if you don't put energy into reproducing, you'll stay fresher longer. So...here's the design that came out of that convoluted free-association.
Original source photos courtesy of the illustrious Noodles and Beef, his pups, and their friends.