Twinkle Twinkle

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Seeds of golden oats (Stipa gigantea) seem to twinkle as they dance in the breeze. I love these plants – the grassy bits at the bottom aren’t terribly exciting but the seed heads on long, graceful, wispy stems look so pretty as they dance and rustle in the wind.

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14 thoughts on “Twinkle Twinkle

  1. Fascinating image – I certainly wouldn’t have known what it depicts if you hadn’t said! Its getting towards sci-fi or abstract. And although the larger seed heads are presumably nearer the camera, this picture has a kind of unnerving lack of depth, which is certainly helped by the amorphous green backdrop.

    Excellent image, very well seen, I’m jealous! A

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    • It’s a weird image isn’t it? I thought more than twice about posting it but decided I would as I love the plant and those ‘twinkles’ get to me. I hadn’t thought about it as sci-fi but as you and Marina have suggested so, it has set my imagination going!

      Thanks so much for your thoughts and opinions on it; much appreciated as ever.

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