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Tuesday, June 8, 2010

The ONE on the earth



Sometimes, I feel that Nature talks to me.
Of course there cannot be such a thing.

It is always silent.




The gentle breeze of the spring...
Clouds and the flower are blown away by it.

The King of the flower in the Orient,
Peony (牡丹).
Male of animals 牡 (bo)   +  Vermilion 丹 (tan)




The people of the ancient times might have watched his figure.
And they might have heard his voice...

This kanji character is good for the King. It is Graceful.







散りてのち  おもかげに立つ  牡丹かな
 与謝 蕪村  (1716-1783)

After you left...  as it used to look  so peony
 
Yosa Buson (1716-1783)



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52 comments:

  1. Very nice!! I know the feeling!! lovely flower!

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  2. This is my favourite flower!:) Beautiful...

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  3. Its a lovely perceptive. quite unique

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  4. Hermosas peonias, Ruma. Bellas, de intenso color rojo, parecen, sí, hablarte, para dedicarles los más cálidos poemas.

    Un abrazo.
    Luis.

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  5. Very Beautiful shots...

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  6. Beautiful peony!

    In Spain there are wild peonies in the mountains.

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  7. Hermosa peonia, es en verdad hermosa, entiendo tu inspiración al fotografiarla.
    Un beso desde Sudamérica.

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  8. una belleza que transmite mucho sin necesidad de palabras!
    besos.

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  9. Nature does talk to us. Not in words, not in gestures but in the emotions it evoques, thus making us feel as a part of it.Something so important and real and yet so easily forgotten...Your pictures, though, help us remember.

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  10. Merveilleux Ruma ! cette fleur est empreinte de beauté... tout simplement merveilleux !

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  11. Hermosa flor que crece sola.

    Saludos desde España (Spain)

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  12. Una flor preciosa,con un color que da vida.

    Besos

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  13. Incredible, beautiful, I love the colors. Thank you Ruma,

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  14. I like how you have taken the photo from different angles. It's beautiful.

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  15. A gorgeous peony. I love its shape and color.

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  16. A king among flowers!Lovely photo.

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  17. Bonjour Ruma,

    j'ai planté cette fleur dans mon jardin depuis plusieurs années, mais je n'ai que des feuilles;
    La fleur impériale doit trouver mon jardin trop "sec"!

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  18. WOW, such vivid colours...and with the blue sky-just breathtaking!

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  19. les mots ne suffisent pas pour dire commbien c'est beau

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  20. ....MAGNIFICIENT.........I do belive NATURE talks to us........BE SILENT ...and LISTEN!!!...

    ciao ciao elvira

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  21. La pivoine est une des plus belles fleurs de la terre. Dommage qu'elle ne pousse pas facilement dans tous les jardins. J'habite dans une région calcaire et il est très difficile de les cultiver ici. Il nous reste à les admirer en photo.
    Ta photo est excellente, Bravo

    Roger

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  22. Ich habe meine verblühten Pfingstrosen gestern abgeschnitten. Sie dufteten so herrlich. Schöne Blüten hat deine Peony *thumbsup*

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  23. Hermosa peonia! Un primer plano maravilloso.

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  24. Magnificent peony, Ruma. The macro of the last photo is splendid.
    From France, in the rain this morning.

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  25. Hermosas tomas de una bella flor. Saludos.

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  26. Stunning images and your thoughts that accompany them! I believe that nature talks to us, send us small secrets whispered on the rustle of petals and blossoms. Come visit me on my blog and see my garden images I just posted -- I think you will enjoy them?

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  27. In your first image, the rose it's so expouse to life... by the way, in every Romanian house it is love and feel a Japoneez Rose, like this on (sorry for my English :( ...)

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  28. Very lovely! I think the 2nd one is my favorite! :)

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  29. Paso por tu espacio a echar un ratito. Como siempre quedo encantado. Las fotos como siempre geniales.

    Saludos y un abrazo.

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  30. Greetings,

    I humble disagree with you that nature cannot speak to us, for I know Mother Earth and her children do. It certainly is not in words but its language is a combination of sound, texture, colour and movement. In the same way a speechless individual communicates with us through sign language and touch.

    Wishing you a wonderful weekend,
    Egmont

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  31. Wonderful and fabulous.
    They speak to us about the Creator.
    Love these.
    Happy weekend.

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  32. Beautiful images.

    Mother Nature is never silent, she speaks to us every day that we take time to listen. The breeze rustling gently through the trees, the soft sounds of falling rain, a cricket chirps, and a bird sings. From the whisper of a falling leaf to the roar of a thunderstorm her sweet voice is always there. She is mentor and muse.

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  33. 天下沒有走不通的路,沒有克服不了的困難,沒有打不敗的敵人。 ..................................................

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  34. Me gustó la idea de confrontar la flor con el paisaje.

    Le has dado a la flor la mayor importancia, por lo que entiendo que la belleza de ésta está por encima del paisaje en general.

    Lo bello es poético y por eso tu idea ha sido muy buena.

    Un abrazo.

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  35. The peony is such a beautiful flower...and I just recently read a lovely book by Lisa See called "Peony in Love" - she writes about Chinese women and I so enjoy all her novels.

    Your photographs, as always, delight my soul, Ruma!

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  36. I love these photos of the tree peony and the clouds. They touch a quiet place in me. Nature does speak to us silently doesn't she. Very special vision Ruma. Thank you for sharing!

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  37. Beautiful scenery and gorgeous peony macro.
    What a color,ireallyt deserves its title Ruma.
    Thanks for sharing this beauty on Macro Flowers Saturday!

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  38. Very beautiful and I love peonies too. Happy weekend!

    Six petals

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  39. A stunningly beautifu;l flower! And love how you have presented it as a strong colour alone on a rural background!

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  40. Peonies always remind me of my mother. They were her favorite flowers. This one is beautiful.

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  41. Oh, that is so beautiful and I feel like you, nature is talking to us and all we have to do is listen.

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  42. Hi Ruma this is so beautiful against this background. Such a vivid pink colour too.

    My submission for macro flowers saturday is on my photoblog this time "centre of Interest" rather than on the leavesnbloom one that you visit.
    :) Rosie

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  43. *thumbsup*

    nature´s soul is whispering,
    it might sound like silence for the ears
    but for the heart it might sound
    like the most delicate and gentle song ever

    :))

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  44. Nature does, indeed, talk to you. Beautiful!

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  45. Nature is always communicating with us..if only you will ''hear''.. I talk to trees. I have seen some plants dance even. You must read The Secret Life of Plants..

    Thank you for sharing such a beautiful blog with us!

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  46. Red flower this is one of the best flower in Japan.


    Laby[mens dress shirt]

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