As Fate Would Have It


As fate would have it,
one tiny yellow blossom
battles with the sun.

Text and photo © 2012 by Magical Mystical Teacher
Photo: Blossom in a wash, Southern California
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Posted on March 4, 2012, in California, Floral Friday Fotos, haiku, Haiku Heights, I Heart Macro, Macro Flowers Saturday, Macro Monday, Mellow Yellow Monday, Postcards from Paradise, Shadow Shot Sunday 2, Southern California, Straight Out of the Camera Sunday. Bookmark the permalink. 39 Comments.

  1. And I think it can still win 🙂

  2. How very lovely!
    Thanks for your visit and comment on my blog.
    Have a blessed Shadow Shot Sunday!
    Lea’s Menagerie

  3. Wonderful sooc sunday shot – have a great week!!

  4. Lovely haiku to go with an exquisite photo ~ thanks ~ carol ^_^ ~ Happy PCFP ^_^

  5. i love the force of this.
    the yellow striving, the bright resilient hope.

  6. A battle indeed! It blooms even though its leaves are dying!

  7. The blossom is still winning at this point! Beautiful spot of yellow!

  8. Beautiful photo and haiku.

    Regards and best wishes

  9. That courageous flower is up for the challenge.

  10. What a beautiful flower. The bright yellow color is amazing!

  11. This capture is so delicate and beautiful, and your haiku is sheer perfection. I just love the way you were able to get the stems of the leaves radiating out from the center. genie

  12. A perfect little bloom. I like the shadows on the petals.

  13. Tiny but mighty! And the sun, I’m sure, would have it no other way.

  14. Poor little flower. So beautiful and alone.

  15. Looks like it’s throwing shadows to me……..

  16. It just tales one pretty bloom to set the path for more.

  17. It looks like a minature sun in a world of its own…

  18. Spring! It`s coming….

  19. I guess in the desert it does battle with the sun, but somehow or other this photo is so sensuous to me that it seems like the flower and the sun are making love.

  20. Very nice shadows. Love the flower too.

  21. Is this at the beach? Very yellow and buttery.

  22. Wow…that is one incredible find!! This too is a desert flower? Very pretty.

  23. Sunbathing – yes! I love the contrast between the lively petals and the weathered brown leaves.

  24. Lovely little flower!

    Visiting for Mellow Yellow Monday- hope you can stop by:)

  25. Love this photo ~ awesome! ~~thanks for sharing, namaste, carol (A Creative Harbor)
    linked with Macro Monday

  26. Yes! I love the tenacity of this beautiful flower. It reminds me that never to give up no matter the circumstances. Beauty is where our roots are.

  27. Beautiful light in this image.

    Happy MM

  28. I love that pop of color and life on the barren ground.

  29. Lovely image of this tiny but beautiful blossom.
    Thank you for participating in Floral Friday Fotos!

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