If You Are Honest


If you are honest,
you will say the sky is blue,
not some shadow tint.

Text and photo © 2012 by Magical Mystical Teacher
Photo: Barrel cactus, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Southern California
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Posted on March 18, 2012, in Anza-Borrego Desert, Blue Monday, California, Carry on Tuesday, Floral Friday Fotos, haiku, Haiku Heights, Himmelsk, Mellow Yellow Monday, Postcards from Paradise, Shadow Shot Sunday 2, Sky Watch Friday, Southern California, Straight Out of the Camera Sunday, Sunday Scribblings. Bookmark the permalink. 38 Comments.

  1. love the stark blue beautiful truth of this.

  2. Say it like it is. Keep it simple. Simplicity promotes understanding.

  3. Nothing like a beautiful blue sky.
    Have a great day,
    Always, Queenie

  4. I’m honest – it’s blue! Love the cactus.

  5. What an amazing cactus. Somehow it looks a bit grumpy! Though it shouldn’t be with that blue sky to cheer it!

  6. This is wonderfully composed MMT. Well I discovered Sunday Scribblings and have contributed some of my haiku.

  7. Well said. Blue is blue. Gave me a smile. Have a good week.

  8. You post are always short and simple. Just the way I like them. You combine beauty and words very well.

  9. Absolutely beautiful photo ~ Wow! ~thanks, namaste, Carol ^_^

  10. Wow! This is a big cactus and what a beautiful shot!…Christine

  11. Yikes! That is Big! Beautiful! Joann

  12. Just lovely!!!! Visiting from MYM!

  13. Magnificent crowned cactus, it resembles Hindu God – Shiva!

  14. Beautiful shot!
    Happy blue…
    Gypsea Nurse

  15. I am curious, how tall is this thing? When I was growing up in Broneo, there were a completely white hairy ones. They are not very strong, kids are warned not to touchthem, because they don’t like the human oily fingers, and they die.

  16. Lovely capture of this beautiful cactus. The sky is BLUE! 🙂

    Thank you for your participation in Floral Friday Fotos!

  17. So, the question is Are we honest?, I suppose. And all depends on the answer. Such a smart haiku!
    Best, M.

  18. It looks blue to me.

    Happy Blue Monday!

  19. Sticky subject, but I get the point! I would love to have one of those in a Cactus garden!!

    Thanks so much!!


  20. Great photo… Happy Blue Monday.

  21. wow, that’s lovely! I hope that’s as close as you got 🙂

  22. lol, I don´t want to run into that oen in the dark. 🙂 Nice shot.

  23. Yes, the sky is blue. And the shadow isn’t. But I am taken by the thorns defending the flowers!

  24. It’s definitely blue whatever the boffins say!

  25. What a gigantic cactus ! Beautiful sky..

    Visiting for Blue Monday- hope you can stop by:)


  26. Sorry for the confusion here is the correct url:

    Visiting for MYM- hope you can stop by:)


  27. Simple and beautiful.

  28. the yellow color on top of the cactus is cute 🙂 Visiting from MYM, hope that you can return a yellow visit too.


  29. Wow!! I have to say I’m almost equally impressed with your words and photography abilities as with your magical multi-linking skills!! Really blown-away by all! Great captures, Magical!

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