Sunday, 9 November 2014

One Photo in Twenty Words ~ Poppies

Abi, from Creating Paper Dreams, came up with the clever idea of choosing a photo and telling its story in just twenty words. There was only one choice for today.

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On a sunny Sunday in September, I stood in front of the Tower of London feeling overwhelmed. So many lives.

You can read more about Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red here.

25 comments:

Helen said...

I was there yesterday, totally agree with your choice!

Linda said...

Lovely photo! We went in October and were really moved too. What a great art installation, and how popular it has proved to be!

scrappyjacky said...

Very moving.

Ruth said...

Perfect for today.

KraftyKaren said...

A sobering but beautiful sight. I haven't been able to go but have really enjoyed seeing everyone sharing their photos

Louise said...

Perfect! x

Abi said...

I feel overwhelmed every time i see this photo. Thank you for choosing it today. Just perfect.
I have added your blog to the link up!

Nathalie said...

Oh, your simple photo made me look into this amazing installation! Thank you for sharing the link. We were there in July and now wished we had come visit later!

Alison said...

Perfect indeed! xx

Alison said...

Stunning.

Mel said...

I would love to see it and hope that they keep it for longer. Must be an amazing sight!

debs14 said...

Beautiful, and totally appropriate for today x

ally said...

I visited today, it was amazing but so sad.

Sandra said...

I found it so emotional and I'm so pleased I've seen it.

Barbara Eads said...

Absolutely gorgeous!!

Beverly said...

Breathtaking and a perfect choice for this month here as we celebrate Veteran's Day on Tuesday.

Lea Lacoste said...

it's absolutely stunning. I hope to see it for myself one day soon!

Sian said...

This is something I really do wish I had had a chance to see in real life. It must be amazing.

Deborah Weber said...

Lovely photo - so evocative.

Jo said...

Perfect, I was there on Thursday and it was so emotional.

Norma Ruttan said...

wow, it really does look like a sea of red! even though the poem On Flanders Field is sad, its moving and can bring me to tears.

Karen said...

Lovely post Fiona - we were so moved when we saw it.

Gail said...

Perfect choice Fiona! Wish we'd known about it when we over last month.

Miriam said...

Beautiful Fiona, just beautiful x

alexa said...

What a stunning photo. I haven't had the chance to go and see for myself, so thank-you so much for making it possible for me to get a sense of the sheer immensity of this...