Tuesday, 31 May 2011

Poppy Time

Its that time of year when we see those lovely fields of red poppies and here in Norfolk we have some beauties.


A beautiful poppy field in the lovely county of Norfolk.
Poppies have long been used as a symbol of both sleep and death: sleep because of the opium extracted from them, 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




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