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“If I were a flower.. I would be a sunflower.
To always follow the sun, Turn my back to darkness,
Stand proud, tall and straight even with my head full of seeds.” ~ Author Pam Stewart
Peonies, in the Victorian Language of Flowers have several meanings. Bashful being one of them. To capture this delicate flower on a breezy morning just after a rain shower I used the following settings: SS 1/800 F 5.0 ISO 400. As always, the shallow depth of field produced a magical and ethereal effect.
“I love you, I’ve loved you for years and I’ll love you for years more. It’s not something I can fight, it’s not something I want to fight.” ― Somi Ekhasomhi, Always Yours
The red tulip means “Believe Me” and “Love Declared” in the Victorian Language of Flowers, thus the title of this image and the reason I selected it for Valentine’s Day. I wish you all a day filled with love and joy.
The Coxcomb, in the Victorian Language of Flowers, represents unfading love. I am wishing you all hearts full of peace and unfading love.
Happy Thanksgiving to all of my friends and followers in the U.S.! I for one have much to be thankful for!
copyright Robyn Graham