Thursday, March 24, 2011

Whom do you see in the face of the pansy?

I am a simple girl who likes small gestures.

Funny how little things can hugely change the way we see the world.


“Pray you, love, remember. And there is pansies, that's for thoughts.”
Ophelia in Hamlet Prince of Denmark

“Yet marked O where the bolt of Cupid fell. It fell upon a little western flower, Before milk-white, now purple with love's wound, And maidens call it love-in-idleness.”
Oberon in A Midsummer Night's Dream


Irene Cortez said...

Wow, lovely photo! So simple, yet so meaningful :-)

RNSANE said...

I never gave it much thought but it is such a sweet flower.

Jennifer Richardson said...

I love pressing pansies
...their bright faces
always make me smile.

Claudie said...

in french pansy and thought both are the same word : "pensée"
- and i don't understand Prevert's reasons for hating them, founding them sad ???

Relyn said...

This is likely my favorite yet of your pictures. WOW!

Katy Noelle said...

Pansies for thoughts! Yes, one of my favorite flowers and favorite gestures. You, too, then? =}

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