THROUGH MY LENS: poppies, my sweet

thumb_IMG_2696_1024Every summer I’m happy to see the great orange flowers of my garden poppies open. They love the sun, the hotter and drier the better for them, it seems. With the soft blue-purple irises starting to fade behind them into the background, the bright blooms come alive even more. Their lives are short but glorious, and I always have a feeling I should try to learn to live more by their example.

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