papaver

May 25, 2014 § 6 Comments

 

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why does the strange bud

transform itself into an

elegant poppy

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§ 6 Responses to papaver

  • Nature creates some wonderful transformations Rachael…..lovely haiku

  • Miranda Stone says:

    I always learn something new from you! (I had to look up papaver. 😛 ) And I do see the snoozing mouse in the picture! Maybe the poppy is the plant version of the “ugly duckling” transforming into a beautiful swan? Hugs and love, my friend.

    • Rachael Charmley says:

      Ah, you read my mind! They are strange looking buds though, and it’s always a lovely surprise when they open. I love these giant poppies. xx

  • SirenaTales says:

    Rachael, Like Miranda, ‘had to look this up :). So cool–did not know the word nor that particular magical transformation-so inspiring! xo

    • Rachael Charmley says:

      I like the idea that something ordinary like a bud opening can be thought of as magical. It reminds me that maybe its all just a question of perception…and that’s so exciting! xx

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