IT. HAS. BEEN. A. WHILE. Have I been keeping up with the r/WeeklyPhotos 52 week challenge? No. Because I suck. And I barely have time to do extracurricular activities outside of my work/gym, in truth. However, I am determined to catch up, so stayed tuned. In order to balance out my schedule, I took the…
Remember that little snippet a few days ago when I said I started to intentionally photograph flowers with contrasting backgrounds? This is one of those examples. I have another one, in the same thread (poppies) coming up later that I like even more, but I enjoyed the gentle way of life this one conveys.
The Detroit Zoo has more to offer than just exotic animals, and you know I’m on the look out. I found these absolutely gorgeous orange poppies by the barn. They were truly breathtaking in person.
If you’re a Game of Thrones fan, you’ll know the title reference. And if you know anything about poppies, you’ll know the GoT term for “tears of the poppy” does indeed have to do with the medicinal properties of poppies that have been used as narcotics, analgesics, and recreational drugs (opium) for thousands of years….