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Sunflowers
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It is a special sight, a field of sunflowers all looking at you. I fancy I can feel the warmth of their gaze and there is nothing abashing about it. Their uniformity does indeed remind me of millefiori artwork, and I also see them as beaming saints in an old painting with a fringe of hair and a fringe of beard, looking out of eyes full of love.

by Damaris West

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