Monday, April 14, 2008

Heaven in a Wild Flower

Sunflowers grow wild in Texas ... fields and fields of sunflowers. Cultivated sunflowers typically grow taller and larger, but there is nothing cheerier than a field of wild Texas sunflowers painting a sunny picture against a blue sky.

Sunflower © V. Bridges-Hoyt 2008
"To see a World in a Grain of Sand
And Heaven in a Wild Flower,
Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand,
And Eternity in an hour." --William Blake

To see Van Gogh's sunflower paintings, click here.

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Sunflower Artist