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Yellow trumpet bush (Tecoma stans), Yuma Quartermaster Depot, Yuma, Arizona

two pilgrims resting
in the blooms’ cooling shadows—
arduous journey

Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
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Posted on February 8, 2014, in 5-7-5, Arizona, Blue Monday, Carpe Diem, Shadow Shot Sunday 2, Sky Watch Friday, Southern Arizona, Yuma, Yuma Quartermaster Depot and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 26 Comments.

  1. Appropriately in keeping with the pilgrimage. Nice pic depicted MMT!


  2. gorgeous shot amd poem! Have a lovely day.

  3. a yellow beauty singing her song. lovely shot MMT. the shadows are a nice backdrop…

  4. These flowers sit in the cool shade, looking almost like night lights glowing in the shadows. Cool and warm coexist nicely in the arid desert…

  5. That’s really pretty!

  6. I hope the journey wasn’t arduous for too long!

  7. Such beauty well deserves a rest!

  8. What a BEAUTIFUL bush! Love the idea of the pilgrims resting, as pilgrims must, from time to time.

  9. Pretty colors, excellent photo of flowers!

  10. I can’t wait until the time I also see my yellow beauties soaking in the sun and resting in the shade.
    It seems impossibly long yet before that will take place in the Great White North ! LOL
    Joy : )

  11. Hard is the egg shell, the chicks must poke through themselves – at least we have companions on this journey.
    🙂 Thanks for your visit to my blogspot ‘CD 76’ ~Jules

  12. Boy, did I feel the warmth and beauty here……a peaceful, relaxed scene, so far removed from cold and snow and tense, hurried bodies….thanx

  13. Always nice to find a cool resting place on a long journey. Wonderful haiku and photo!

  14. Lovely lighting round this softly mellow yellow bloom.

  15. What a lovely closeup!

  16. trumpet bush. I´d expect those flowers to be bigger? Looks nice anyway.

  17. Looks like a very warm day, warms my9 heart too.

  18. Great photo and wonderful haiku to accompany it. Thanks for droppy by 🙂

  19. Beautiful post.
    Warm days are here too – soon…

  20. gorgeous, lush bush!

  21. They look like bells to ring in the spring!

  22. Your sky is blue-tiful!

    Thanks for linking in today. Happy Blue Monday!

  23. Another wonderful haiku accompannied by a gorgeous photo, this photo is really awesome … very nicely done. Thank you for sharing MMT.

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