Standing Firm

Ironwood blossoms photo SonoranMay2013038a_zpsae06424c.jpg
Ironwood (Olneya tesota) in bloom, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona

standing firm
amid the shadows
frail blossoms


Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
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Posted on May 11, 2013, in Arizona, Carpe Diem, haiku, ironwood, Kyoshi Takahama, Shadow Shot Sunday 2 and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 12 Comments.

  1. I always love your desert shadows! These are beautiful! Enjoy your weekend!

  2. This is a very attractive tree, its pink flowers sitting on the slender branches. With a breeze, the tree would appear to to be dancing on the desert floor in shadow – a ballet of beauty!

  3. Such beautiful pastel-pink blooms. Could look like a weeping cherry tree from a distance.

    I’m with Sylvia..I always love the shadows you find in the desert, MMT.

  4. Feeling the emotion beneath the words. Beautiful.

  5. great shadow shot
    wonderful words


  6. Blossoms, sands, light and shadows – such an enchanting combination!

  7. delicate and beautiful; Have a nice Sunday

    much love

  8. beautiful blossoms to enjoy on this Mother’s Day! thank you, MMT!

  9. In the desert surely the shadow’s the bliss.

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