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Frilly Knickers

By LynneJoyce  
So titled because daffodil trumpets remind me so much of frilly knicker legs. V1 is not my favourite but the one that makes the most striking thumbnail and demonstrates the frilly knicker leg best. Here is my verse to go with the 15 images:-

Daffodilly, frilly knickers,
Worn on tourmaline-green stems,
Shiver in the mad March breezes,
Lively, lovely topaz gems.

Wild, high-kicking, thrusting clusters
Form a troupe on jade green banks,
Like saucy, sexy can-can girls,
Perform a tittilating dance.

Signs of hope and warmth and sunshine,
Precursors to long summer days,
Sparkling signatures of springtime,
Subjects of Words-worthy praise.

Frilly, daffodilly flowers,
Fluttering flags that herald Spring,
Citrine jewels in nature’s New Year,
Enchanting, joyful, promising.

Lynne Joyce, 20.04.1994.

Tags: Flowers and plants Close-up and macro

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Comments


Great series with some beautiful photos among the fifteen.
JNC

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helenlinda Plus
8 342 22 United Kingdom
20 Mar 2014 5:52PM
What glorious colour and terrific blue sky SmileSmile
Helen
CarolG Plus
9 192 18 Greece
20 Mar 2014 5:53PM
What a glorious set, Lynne, each so beautiful in its own right. Carol
20 Mar 2014 5:55PM
A diff color to expose so perfect esp V 1, V 4 & V 11
richmowil Plus
7 310 1 England
20 Mar 2014 6:09PM
A stunning set of excellent images - strong colours and fine compositions abound!! Really well presented Lynne!!
20 Mar 2014 6:10PM
Beautiful images, very nicely presented.
Cheesey.
ali63 Plus
4 733 1 United Kingdom
20 Mar 2014 6:19PM
Great set of images, love the poem,

Ali
Caziwinkles 3 3 1 United Kingdom
20 Mar 2014 6:59PM
Such talent - beautiful images and amazing poetry to match. Smile

Carol
nora43 1 Canada
20 Mar 2014 7:19PM
Very well captured! I love the color's and nothing like a beautiful flower!! Awesome share! Smile
danbrann Plus
11 567 16
20 Mar 2014 7:22PM
A great set to go with such fantastic words. Congratulations.
Outstanding set. Top class photography. Great verse to accompany the set.

Fred
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.5k 148 England
20 Mar 2014 7:50PM
A masterclass in frames, Lynne. The strong complementary colours work well. They're all very good but v3 stood out for me.

Dave
GarrathE 7 4 United Kingdom
20 Mar 2014 7:53PM
It's impossible to resist the urge to photograph these each and every Spring. It's such a positive signal that winter is over and summer is on its way. This set are special for the frames.

And the poem was worth keeping for twenty years too!
20 Mar 2014 8:12PM
Stunning images and wonderful presentation Lynne..Lin
saeidNL 6 3 Netherlands
20 Mar 2014 8:14PM
What amazing and wonderful set of images,Lynne,all very beautiful indeed.very well done,
Saeid
pamelajean Plus
10 949 1785 United Kingdom
20 Mar 2014 9:36PM
Thankyou for the poem, Lynne, the words are beautiful and warming, like the daffodil and the promise of Spring itself.
A delightful collection, with Vs 1 and 15 being my favourites.
EMJAYCEE Plus
6 9 10 England
20 Mar 2014 10:25PM
A gorgeous set accompanied by your verse - thank you. Nos. 5 & 15 for me.
Joan.
20 Mar 2014 10:28PM
What a great set and love the poem. Cathy
20 Mar 2014 10:45PM
These images are most certainly not pants, Lynne!Smile
An absolute delight to view - some amazing points of view!
Thanks for the poem, too.
Richard
Irishkate Plus
5 33 92 United Kingdom
20 Mar 2014 11:17PM
Brilliant poem - very clever.
An inspiring set with V6 and V10 suiting my passion for yellow.
Love the blue and yellow combinations(back to underwear again!)
the frames of course are beautiful.
Thank you for mod today - you turned evening into day.
Kate GrinGrinGrin
taggart Plus
11 46 12 United States
21 Mar 2014 1:12AM
basking
basking in the warmth
Warmth
the colors, deep yellows, dark from intense sunshine
the warmth is creeping into my soul
I am breathing SPRING!!!
Spring!

Thank you!
21 Mar 2014 4:24AM
V4 for me today, please Lynne.
I like the image because the healthy, thrusting stems are against a tomb stone "In Memory"...
Reminding us that new life comes after old.
Your others are most enjoyable, for a variety of reasons, not least the excellent macro work.
And your presentation work is, as always, superb.
Glad to note that V8 will satisfy The Photo Mafia Wink
Even more pleased to make it '30' for you Grin
Bantu Plus
2 6 1 India
21 Mar 2014 4:34AM
Superb capture of all variants.

Vikram.
Again an amazing set of presentations. My choice is V11 for composition. I would have picked V1 without that ghost. Well done Lynne.
WesternRed.
Rock Plus
13 10 2 England
21 Mar 2014 7:43AM
A grand series of Daffs Lass and I thought you were showing your underwear !

Rock
mistere Plus
2 1 2 England
21 Mar 2014 8:33AM
Wonderful set Lynne, beautiful presentation.
lovely work.

Dave.
21 Mar 2014 10:04AM
Well, I like all your Frilly Knickers, Lynne!! Wink Another beautiful set, and as said before, your framing and presentations work very nicely Smile
Trev Smile
CaroleS Plus
5 366 3 United Kingdom
21 Mar 2014 10:53AM
Daffodils are so sunny and there are so many varieties, but usually accompanied by wind and rain, (as we have just had overnight).
Well timed to get the blue sky in this set, but V1 stands out to me.
Carole
21 Mar 2014 12:08PM
Wonderful Spring in all it's colourful glory. A beautiful set.
Glostopcat Plus
9 255 2 England
21 Mar 2014 7:44PM
What a wonderful set of golden daffodils, the light and colour is simply glorious in these and the poem is superb. I'm afraid mikbee will be most disappointed when he sees your title and there are no ladies undergarments in sight!Wink The ones with the clear blue skies in lingerie longest in the mind!Blush
Fefe Plus
4 21 31 United Kingdom
21 Mar 2014 9:35PM
A draw full of lovely frilly knickers LynneGrin
Diane
fentiger Plus
14 916 23 England
22 Mar 2014 7:41AM
A very special upload in more ways than one.

Albert
morpheus1955 9 3 2 United Kingdom
22 Mar 2014 6:24PM
Fabulous series of images, gorgeous colours

Hugh
netta1234 Plus
3 291 2 Wales
22 Mar 2014 8:49PM
SmileBeautiful set of imagesSmile
NettaSmile
V3 has good merit with composition and saturated colours that goes well with the background. Well done Lynne.
WesternRed.
jaktis Plus
12 84 Sweden
23 Mar 2014 9:53AM
A great set of images

Peter
annettep38 Plus
4 217 36 Costa Rica
23 Mar 2014 10:27PM
1, 7 and 11 are my favourirte and there is another one with blue and gold that I like a lot.. gorgeous shots!
24 Mar 2014 8:38AM
A cracking series Lynne, V1 for me but all worthy of a vote.

Roy
bobsblues 6 10 2 United Kingdom
25 Mar 2014 9:02AM
Lovely colorful set Lynne they are such pretty flowers
Rob
25 Mar 2014 10:17AM
15 stars
amd as for you ........ a superstar!!!!!
Clever
Brian65 6 2 United Kingdom
25 Mar 2014 4:00PM
Great work as always Lynne, thanks for sharing.
Brian
capto Plus
3 3.3k 8 United Kingdom
25 Mar 2014 10:10PM
A delightful set, Wordsworth would be thrilled.Smile

ivor
AnnChown Plus
6 197 1 United Kingdom
26 Mar 2014 4:10PM
You're so talented Lynne - love your poetry and the images to go with it! Smile
xwang Plus
6 32 7
27 Mar 2014 8:39PM
You really got it..Spring's coming.. beautiful colour and light, wonderful shots.
Keep your creative mind going... great writing up.
Chinga Plus
5 1 1 United Kingdom
28 Mar 2014 8:18PM
Wonderful images... Love them all. The details and light are just amazing...
IB
gajewski Plus
11 10 9 United States
4 Apr 2014 6:12PM
Great light on all of these. I think V11 is my favorite.
Love the title. Smile
-=\Walter
19 Apr 2014 2:55PM
Beautiful images, very nicely captured / presented.
Cheesey.

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