Day's end photo SonoranFeb2013603a_zps594ea834.jpg
Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona

old shadows wheezing
beneath a twisted mesquite—
three mountains to cross

Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
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Posted on February 7, 2013, in Arizona, Carpe Diem, Ein Stück Himmel, Himmelsk, Scenic Weekends, Sky Watch Friday, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. 30 Comments.

  1. wonderful blue sky! thanx for your piece of heaven 🙂

  2. Love your and the photo is perfect!

  3. Well, that was supposed to say Haiki

  4. I mean Haiku….I give up and getting on down the road. 🙂 CYALater! Stop laughing! 🙂

  5. Great photo! Lovely colours!

  6. Wonderful photo. I love the colors!

  7. Lovely sense of dramatic struggle in your haiku! And love the view of the sky through tangled boughs!

  8. already wheezing and 3 mountains to cross? we’ll never make it!

  9. Are those old shadows wheezing because they are carrying the guitars all the way to Portugal?

  10. Over three mountains
    Through the desert of despair
    To sing to the sea


  11. dramatic photo and haiku to match..

  12. that’s a great photograph but the words in your haiku are brilliant.. love how the words blended together

  13. Haiku is perfect for this image.
    JM Illinois

  14. Fantastic haiku and image. I love the last line “three mountains to cross.” It sounds like a line from a western. Nicely done!

  15. A place to rest before the trek.

  16. I don’t know what is more beautiful, the picture or the words.

    ‘with music in heart

    cross the three mountains

    shadows come alive!’

  17. WOW! MMT What a wonderful photo. That blue sky is awesome … love the way you’ve written this haiku on Fado. Thank you for sharing.

    echoing sounds
    of the fado singer
    in the high mountains

  18. Very creative capture. Nicely done.

  19. Certainly feels sad ~ ‘fado’ ~ excellent haiku ~ wonderful photo ~ Carol of (A Creative Harbor) ^_^ on blogger

  20. very pretty, craggy scene.

  21. It brings me back 20 years.. Oh the Sonoran desert, I would like to song a fado.

  22. Mesquite is always picturesque and in your pictures even more so than usual! Lovely.

  23. Mesquite is always picturesque and in your photos even more so. Thank you.

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