"Like The Down Of A Thistle"

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© Donald Garrett
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Photo Info
UploadedMay 17, 2012
TakenApril 23, 2009
ModelCanon PowerShot SD600
Exposure1/800 sec at f/4.9
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length17.4 mm
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Upon seeing these thistles, I thought of the lines from Clement Moore's poem, "...and away they all flew like the down of a thistle."

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  • Nadeem Shafi

    Nadeem Shafi gave props (16 May 2012):

    these thistle make me whistle!

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (16 May 2012):

    so lacy and delicate looking! nicely captured.

  • Jyri Vissak

    Jyri Vissak gave props (17 May 2012):

    Well seen and presented!

  • Kelly Nichols

    Kelly Nichols gave props (17 May 2012):

    Nice find and great POV. I haven't heard that poem in years!

  • Michele Wambaugh

    Michele Wambaugh (Deleted) said (17 May 2012):

    FAB background for these lovely seeds! Nice work!

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (17 May 2012):

    That's alot of thistle and I hope you didn't come in contact with them:) Ouch!... an interesting view of them together in a group

  • Linda Houghton

    Linda Houghton   gave props (17 May 2012):

    Well seen and well thought of... I haven't heard that poem ever will google to see if I can find it..sound interesting

  • Davide Simone

    Davide Simone (Deleted) gave props (17 May 2012):

    Fantastic tittle, wonderful photo

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece   gave props (17 May 2012):

    The thistles make such a soft looking bunch of fluff, great title!!!

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham gave props (18 May 2012):

    I love your pov!!!!!! Fantastic shot!

  • Judy and Wayne Wanamaker

    Judy and Wayne Wanamaker gave props (18 May 2012):

    A great shot and reference to "A Visit From St. Nicholas."

  • Jen Mars

    Jen Mars gave props (23 May 2012):

    great POV, makes them look like they are huge

  • Giampaolo Lolli

    Giampaolo Lolli   gave props (2 Jun 2012):


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