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25 - Definitely Purple
25-NOV-2011 Maaike Huizer

25 - Definitely Purple


A single purple orchid,
So finely put together,
Colours melt into each other,
Petals spread and feather.

Sunlight glitters on the pollen,
Such beauty in one small thing,
A sad, peaceful quiet moment,
What emotion a flower can bring.

A gift from God, given to me
To bring here to you little one,
I picture your tiny form
Kissed by golden sun.

I breathe the sweet smelling flower,
There is nothing now for me to say.
I gently lay it on your tiny grave,
And slowly walk away

(Leanne Wales)

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Janet Donnelly27-Nov-2011 15:41
What spectacular color! Really pops!!!!!
Jérôme Le Dorze27-Nov-2011 14:57
Beautiful illustration for purple, amazing color !!!
Mieke WA Minkjan27-Nov-2011 06:15
indrukwekkend in kleur en composition V
Cindi Smith27-Nov-2011 04:30
They are gorgeous! Love, love, love the closeup. Beautiful composition!
borisalex26-Nov-2011 18:22
So beautiful, Maaike!
Janice Dunn26-Nov-2011 10:05
Yes, very purple - gorgeous flower
Pat nighswander26-Nov-2011 04:52
Beautiful orchids so cheerful.. great colors.
Sheila26-Nov-2011 03:32
Very sad poem.
A lovely close up of the orchid.
lou_rozensteins26-Nov-2011 00:02
Beautiful work. Well done.
maggie_falconi25-Nov-2011 22:11
Fabulous orchids!!!! V
Brenda25-Nov-2011 21:53
The colors, the lighting, the detail,...exquisite! V
Mairéad25-Nov-2011 21:27
Beautiful details and colours.
laine25-Nov-2011 21:22
Very vibrant and beautifully captured
Dawn McKenzie-Wykes25-Nov-2011 20:40
Very pretty..
Stephanie25-Nov-2011 18:56
Very pretty in purple! :)
Mary Terry25-Nov-2011 16:26
Lovely! V
J. Scott Coile25-Nov-2011 16:20
PauloCGama25-Nov-2011 14:42
Marvelous light .. Stunning colors & delicate details.
My compliments. Vv
an nguyen25-Nov-2011 14:35
Excellent .