Trailing milkweed photo SonoranApril2013841a_zpsda9da4aa.jpg
Trailing Milkweed (Sarcostemma hirtellum), Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona

Who scattered these stars
across wilderness washes
while owls were singing?

Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
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Posted on May 3, 2013, in Arizona, blossom, Haiku My Heart, Macro Monday, Recuerda Mi Corazon, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona, wildflowers and tagged , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 20 Comments.

  1. Beautiful!!!! Just exquisite the photo and the words…(sigh)!!!

  2. Divine photo to go with divine haiku ~ love the ‘owls sleeping’ ~ has that magical, mystical feel ~ Happy Weekend ^_^

  3. Haiku my heart – wondering! Thank you for sharing a photo which left me breathless and also words to ponder. Happy Weekend!

  4. I lived in the Sonoran desert for many years and don’t remember seeing these gorgeous flowers! You find the most magical things down there! Lovin’ it each week!

  5. Who Who who was that?

  6. Wat a wonderful flowers, it looks like they are made from spun sugar, beautiful! Have a happy and bright weekend!

  7. You wake up in the morning
    and the world has changed…that is one of the best things about spring.
    That is a beautiful plant♥

  8. “To see a world in a grain of sand
    And a heaven in a wild flower,
    Hold infinity in the palm of your hand
    And eternity in an hour…..” Wm Blake

    It seems you have this vision! Thank you for sharing it.
    Haiku My Heart Dancing

  9. May be a weed but such an exquisite flower could well be the dainty fragile teacup in the harshness of the desert!!

  10. annieelf2012

    The Birds. The desert
    winds. The brush of small creatures
    against the blossoms

  11. you see stars in flowers too??
    why does that not surprise me!!

  12. You managed to captured the slight fluffiness to these plants.


  13. Fantastic flower! First time I see it.

  14. A new type of milkweed for me, love the delicate pink starry flowers. Your haiku is nice, brings a good visual to mind.

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