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“And far and wide, in a scarlet tide, The poppy’s bonfire spread”. 

Poems of the Orient–The Poet in the East  ~ Bayard Taylor  

I found a beautiful field of poppies today, and then I found a most beautiful poem that reminded me of my friend Francis. 

Field of poppies

Field of poppies

Pop!

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10 comments on “poppies

  1. Gorgeous…I just saw a field of poppies today too…first time in years. Thanks for the poem too. Beautiful.

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  2. Francis.R. says:

    Three thanks kind lady; one for your dreamy poppies, another one for make me discover a so beautiful poem; and another one, a special thanks, for think in this far away fellow, it’s really a wonderful and rare detail in my life 🙂
    I had read about Longfellow but usually I don’t read poetry, besides Borges and the poems of poets here in WordPress poetry is away from me, but that poem is so beautiful that I’m ordering his complete works to my kindle app, what it’s easy because legally it costs 0.00 dollars 😉
    Every time I’ll read to Longfellow I’ll think with gratitude in you, thanks kind lady ^_^

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    1. Francis.R. says:

      Oops! :S I misread the title, the author is Bayard Taylor and the editorial is called Longfellow, lol xP Well, now I’ll read to great poets 🙂

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    2. Well Longfellow was a good one too 🙂

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  3. Beautiful images. I love how you have processed them, they hold that dreamy and soft spirit that radiates from poppy fields. As faded photographs from a time gone by.

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    1. No processing Otto, film straight out of the Polaroid camera so I can’t take credit 😊 I just scan and post.

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  4. Ashwin Jr says:

    Whoa! Just awesome!
    Poppies certainly help: in other ways too apart from their sublime, aesthetic value! Ha ha ha!

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  5. Ashwin Jr says:

    Do oblige me by paying a visit to my blog:
    http://www.theheartvoice.wordpress.com

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