Cholla photo AnzaBoApril2013187a_zps7fa764bd.jpg
Teddy Bear Cholla (Cylindropuntia bigelovii), Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, SoCal

parched and barren land
panting for refreshing rain—
threnody of dust

Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
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Posted on April 17, 2013, in Anza-Borrego Desert, cactus, Carpe Diem, Cholla cactus, desert, Ein Stück Himmel, haiku, Himmelsk, Teddy Bear Cholla and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 11 Comments.

  1. Great post, Nice photowork!

  2. Great photo!Thank you for it and have a nice day!

  3. You use threnody so beautifully…sadness captured with your perfect words.

  4. I’m with JzB in this one. Masterful !

  5. Lovely photo. Have a great Thursday :0)

  6. threnody of dust — wonderful. terrific interpretation of the prompt and great photo as always

  7. that’s a unique take! absolutely amazing!

  8. Threnody as part of the leanscape … and I certainly remember that mean Cholla… far from huggable

  9. Terrific shot. Not sure if my memory serves me right, but is that the cactus that the needles jumps out at you if you get too close? Be careful :).

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