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Saturday, 18 April 2015

A Single Pink Daisy in Dorset; Chaucer

In Chaucerian "Daisy Cult" mood - before I mow the lawn.

Difficult to capture or recreate the subtle pale-pink hue of the Bellis Perennis, neither purple nor white.

Should I be using a filter?

"That blisful sighte softneth al my sorwe"
Geoffrey Chaucer

Not quite like the hosts of blossoming bright pink cherry and magnolia trees of Washington DC, perhaps; much more modest, but just as appealing.

See also, The Cult of the Daisy

The English Daisy

Not intended as a memento mori, in spite of the dark shadow:

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