Poppies have long been used as a symbol of both sleep and death: sleep because of the opium extracted from them, and death because of their blood-red color. In Greco-Roman myths, poppies were used as offerings to the dead. Poppies are used as emblems on tombstones to symbolize eternal sleep. This aspect was used, fictionally, in The Wonderful Wizard of Oz to create magical poppy fields, dangerous because they caused those who passed through them to sleep forever. But this baby is just born, so it is for love and happiness

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Meeli Sonn is an freelance photographer based in Las Vegas, USA. Meeli specialises in producing high-quality images of our all kind natural world, capturing the beauty and mystery of nature, animals, birds, plants. It needs good eye. Meeli’s love of nature does not end with the landscape, as she aspires to photograph all things natural in his own unique way. Her big passion is macro world.

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  • Kimberley  x ♥ Davitt
    Kimberley x ♥...over 5 years ago

    stunning capture, incredible

  • Thanks Kim very much

    – loiteke

  • webbie
    webbieover 5 years ago

    Just beautiful Meeli..and liked the information …Wizard of Oz ,,,as a child i watch this show a lot..it was one of my fav. as a child.:)

  • Thanks I am glad you liked it.

    – loiteke

  • lefty1
    lefty1over 5 years ago

    wow, this is neat, very nice work Meeli!

  • Thanks very much, I am glad you loved it.

    – loiteke

  • Lyn Evans
    Lyn Evansover 5 years ago

    Wonderful detail Meeli.

  • Thank you my wonderful friend Lyn

    – loiteke

    IRISHPIXover 5 years ago

    Gorgeous~ ! .

  • Thanks very much

    – loiteke

  • Lori Peters
    Lori Petersover 5 years ago

    Excellent capture, Meeli. Great find. xo

  • Thank you my dear friend. I appreciate

    – loiteke

  • cherylc1
    cherylc1over 5 years ago

    Stunning capture ~ fabulous colors and detail!!

  • Thank so kindly my good friend

    – loiteke

  • Oncemore
    Oncemoreover 5 years ago

    This is stunning:)

  • Thanks very much my good friend.

    – loiteke

  • Carol Barona
    Carol Baronaover 5 years ago

    fantastic capture

  • – loiteke

  • Bea Godbee
    Bea Godbeeover 5 years ago

    Fantastic capture and history! Beautiful, mysterious flower—enjoyed by all!—-Hugzz—Bea :D))XXXXX

  • – loiteke

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