It's all about the corset in this piece...it is the opening of the Heart...and as in life- the opening of myself to all that comes.
Open Heart Corset
"As the lotus plant emerges from the water, its petals open up. For this reason, these beautiful flowers are also symbols of having an open heart and receiving others with compassion. Though the lotus becomes more vulnerable when it opens its petals, it’s able to absorb more sunshine."