Poppies: Sooty Lashes

May 16, 2010

Poppy bud about to bloom

Poppies in a parking strip

Gorgeous pink poppy

“Her big, lewd, bold eye, in its sooty lashes . . .”
     — Ted Hughes, “Big Poppy”

The poppies are popping out all over town.  I like poppies, and have collected some prints of them over the years.

My collection of framed poppy prints

2 Responses to “Poppies: Sooty Lashes”

  1. Margaret Says:

    My first one “popped” today! I am using one of your photos for my desktop background. My last one was one of your bleeding heart close-ups.

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