Shifting

 photo cactusbloomAnzaBo_zpsf072bb41.jpg
Blossoms of a small barrel cactus, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Southern California
 


lasting but an hour—
a nest of fragile blossoms
built in shifting sand

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Posted on March 25, 2014, in 5-7-5, Anza-Borrego Desert, cactus, California, Haiku Horizons, I Heart Macro, Macro Monday 2, Ruby Tuesday Too, Shine the Divine, Southern California and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 13 Comments.

  1. A lovely image, as always. Happy Ruby Tuesday Too.

  2. Somehow this makes me sad!

  3. Gorgeous little blossoms! I love cactus flowers. Truly amazing.

  4. The photo is as stunning as your words.

  5. Fragile blossoms offer momentary joy. Your words echo wisdom with ease MMT.

  6. Amazing beauties between thorns.

  7. If only it wasn’t built on shifting sand. Your Haiku is so beautiful. 🙂

  8. How lovely description of this beautiful pic: “…a nest of fragile blossoms
    built in shifting sand…”

  9. Lovely picture and poem. I enjoyed this.

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