Indigo bush photo SonoranFeb2013825a_zps1864b6af.jpg
Indigo bush, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona

parched and blistered land
sniffing for scent of spring rain—
only some smudged clouds


Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
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Posted on February 28, 2013, in Arizona, Carpe Diem, Ein Stück Himmel, haiga, haiku, Himmelsk, Sky Watch Friday, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. 23 Comments.

  1. Nice picture!! 🙂
    Have a nice day, hugs from Linda! 🙂

  2. Amazing landscape, wonderful clouds,
    have a nice day,

  3. Beautiful softness in this desert scene! Even dryness has its own special beauty!

  4. Superb capture and I do love your composition! Beautiful! Enjoy your weekend!!

  5. Makes me a little lonesome for the desert. Beautiful picture.

  6. passing cloud
    brief respite from the
    scorching sun


  7. Lovely shot of the desert.

  8. I love the photo!!!! “Sniffing”, what a great word to use in this haiku. Super post. Mickie 🙂

  9. yes, the ‘sniffing’ is a powerful word in this haiku ~ lovely photo ~ ^_^

  10. Lovely! We both went with our sense of smell on this one… 🙂

  11. It does appear that the indigo bush is stretching to sniff those clouds! It is so appealing to the senses to read your poems. My climate is so different but I can experience your desert vicariously!

  12. Amamzing capture!Have a great day!


  13. flott himmelsk bilde
    smil – monika

  14. the grave picture of the earth awaiting spring has been perfectly etched . .

  15. lovely
    happy Skywatch Friday

  16. I can imagine this very well. The dry lands longing for the first Spring rain to come. Awesome picture MMT.

  17. Beautifully scripted and the picture goes so well with your haiku

  18. isn’t the smell of spring rain gorgeous

  19. Longing rain to take the dust off the Indigo Bush….nice image and words tagged to go with it is perfect.
    JM Illinois

  20. So different take on spring 🙂 I miss the desert sometimes

  21. Only those who have know drought can truly appreciate the sniff of rain.
    Lovely thank you 🙂

  22. Nice picture – could be central Australia.

    Cheers – Stewart M – Melbourne

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