Common Poppy Flower

Common Poppy flower

“Truth, like the juice of the poppy, in small quantities, calms men; in larger, heats and irritates them, and is attended by fatal consequences in excess.” Walter Savage Landor

Poppies are a group of flowering plants.Scientifically known as Papaver rhoeas,popular as agricultural weed and also a symbol of dead soldiers.

They are cultivated as an ornamental plant.

Symbolism

They are used as a symbol of sleep,peace and death.

This post is part of Cee Neuners FOTD

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Namaste๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™

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  19 comments for “Common Poppy Flower

  1. August 31, 2020 at 5:37 pm

    Beautiful!

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  2. August 31, 2020 at 5:49 pm

    I’d say the bigger problem isn’t excessive truth, it’s half-truths accompanied by lies and manipulation. ๐Ÿ˜‰

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  3. August 31, 2020 at 6:24 pm

    Couldn’t agree more Silk Cords

    Half truths or half lies,are ingrained in the humans.
    The word TRUTH is surviving because we have the word LIE.

    Lie is more popular than truth,because it’s highly convenient.

    Sad is the fact that people have forgotten the word ‘truth’

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  4. August 31, 2020 at 9:22 pm

    So beautiful Philo!!!

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  5. August 31, 2020 at 9:24 pm

    This is a beautiful poppy photo. Thanks for playing ๐Ÿ˜€

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  6. August 31, 2020 at 11:46 pm

    Good information abt this beautiful flower๐Ÿ‘

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  7. September 1, 2020 at 5:38 am

    Sleep and death? Interesting

    Stay well and laugh when you can

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    • September 1, 2020 at 10:26 am

      Yeah…it’s strange…..but that is how poppy works right ?
      Thank you my friend.
      ๐Ÿ‘ for the encouragement to smile and laugh whenever possible.
      Life is always harsh to keep smiling.
      One only wishes not to have a fake smile.

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  8. September 2, 2020 at 1:57 am

    Ohhhh love the photo and the quote! ๐ŸŒž

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