Wood at dusk photo SonoranAug2013013a_zpsd00f1e02.jpg
Twisted wood at twilight, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona

Before this altar
rising from the desert dust
my heart is silent.

Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
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Posted on August 17, 2013, in Arizona, Carpe Diem, haiku, Macro Monday 2, Shadow Shot Sunday 2, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona, Straight Out of the Camera Sunday, twilight and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 31 Comments.

  1. When I read your poetry and look at your pictures, I want to move to where you live.

  2. excellent poem for this photo

  3. Powerful image, powerful poem. ‘Nuf said.

  4. Wonderful capture and the perfect words as always! Enjoy your weekend!!

  5. The altar of nature is always best.

  6. Sometimes the simplest things makes for the best post. You did good with this one as usual.

  7. Quite spiritual. Creates a beautiful image.
    sands blowing in heart
    the bedazzling desert sun
    no need of a word

  8. Tough prompt, well done!

  9. ordinary things
    sacred if you can see them
    with a silent heart


  10. Nature’s best must be sought out and you did it MMT, both in poem and pic. Nicely!


  11. Wonderful colour, lovely textures.

  12. Lovely subdued lighting on this piece of twisted life. And beautiful, sensitive haiku.

  13. Nature is sacred and you show us that every day again. Thank you MMT.

  14. Your photos are so rich with gold.

  15. oh what a great take of the prompt.. and that altar looks as good as it can get.

  16. I probably ignore altars more often than I bow down before them, but this one would at least stop me in my tracks for a few moments!

    Silent Heart

  17. my heart sighing… can you hear it?

  18. Wow, love it, especially the light!

  19. Beautiful! I love old wood.

  20. I love the remains of old trees or driftwood…if they could only talk!

  21. Lovely photo for macro and another divine haiku ~ thanks, carol, xo

  22. Beautiful shot… love the light and shadows


  23. Lovely. Nature is filled with altars, if we have eyes to see.

  24. Beautiful…feels sacred.

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