The tiger puts a special emphasis on raw feelings and emotions. The tiger spirit animal symbolizes primal instincts, unpredictability, and ability to trust yourself.
The Poppy is a recognised symbol for peace, sleep and death. A known source of opium it is synonimus with sleep.The vibrant red colour is evocative of blood and death in battle. In Northern France the fields of the First World War battles are cheered by this native fragile wildflower. In Greek and Roman mythology Poppies were offered to the dead. Source.
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