photo Sonorantangledironwood_zps8cea29a2.jpg
Gnarled ironwood tree, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona

no place for poplars—
only a tough tree survives
the desert’s extremes

Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
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More Carpe Diem: “Poplars”


Posted on February 2, 2015, in 5-7-5, Arizona, Carpe Diem, ironwood, Our World Tuesday, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 7 Comments.

  1. Your tree looks much more interesting than a poplar.

  2. mighty ironwood
    what happens to the desert
    when you turn to rust


  3. This photo is really a beauty and your tree, looks so much more attractive and strong. Well done MMT.

  4. What a fantastic tree that is!

  5. The endurance of trees is beautiful.

  6. Lovely…..words and photo….thank you!

  7. Less than a week after I bought my Ranger pickup–years ago–a slight breeze knocked over a poplar, crunching the truck’s cab and breaking the windshield. I coulda used me summa dat ironwood instead, eh?

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