poppies from my garden

nature produces the most beautiful of shades – colours that can never be imitated.  poppies have long been used as a symbol of sleep, peace, and death: Sleep because the opium extracted from them is a sedative, and death because of the common blood-red color of the red poppy in particular. In Greek and Roman myths, poppies were used as offerings to the dead. 01Jun2015_0063 01Jun2015_0062 01Jun2015_0060 01Jun2015_0059

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