photo Maricopasaguaro_zps9cdef339.jpg
Saguaro cactus, Sonoran Desert, Maricopa County, Arizona

saguaro cactus—
the desert’s water-bearer
hoarding precious dew

Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
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Posted on October 9, 2014, in 5-7-5, Arizona, Carpe Diem, Maricopa County, saguaro cactus, Sky Watch Friday, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 18 Comments.

  1. Lovely skies and clouds and I love the saguaro cactus!!! What a a terrific capture!! Hope you have a great weekend!

  2. Cactusses are such extraordinary plants, they carry water … and are therefore the Aquarians of the desert … wonderful haiku mmt.

  3. Lovely puffy white clouds in magnificent blue sky and lovely haiku ~ happy weekend to you!

    artmusedog and carol (A Creative Harbor)

  4. The grooved textures on this cactus remind me of small pipes. An interesting plant.

  5. What a beautiful plant and your ku is truly fitting to Aquarius…beautifully done.

  6. The saguaros are such interesting shapes!!! I love the puffy clouds in the sky!

  7. Those are impressive cacti, especially when you’re standing next to them!

  8. Beautiful soft colours against that brilliant blue sky!

  9. Wonderful puffy clouds over your part of Arizona. Haven’t seen a saguaro in quite a while.

  10. Love the blue and white sky beyound your cactus!

  11. What a impressive cactus en that sky is so pretty.

  12. Never seen such cactus. Wonderful Haiku.

  13. Simple desert scenes are more complex than they look. This daytime image is so peaceful looking and yet there are animals searching for water. Interesting sky. Great composition. Wonderful haiku. And then comes the cold night.

  14. Such a wonderful water carrier…!! The glory of God is all around us! Loved it, MMT!

  15. great sky as backdrop to the cactus. 🙂

  16. The cactus remind me of the Easter Island statues. 🙂

    • magicalmysticalteacher

      Have you been to Easter Island? I haven’t, although I’d like to go. Thanks for your visit!

      On Mon, Oct 13, 2014 at 1:46 PM, Magical Mystical Teacher wrote:


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