Prickly poppy photo pricklypoppy3_zps1d4896e4.jpg
Prickly Poppy (Argemone pleiacantha), Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona

poppy-petal tales
of a dark and thorny way
where no comforts lie

Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
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Posted on February 11, 2015, in 5-7-5, Carpe Diem, I Heart Macro, Macro Monday 2, Prickly Poppy, Shine the Divine, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona, wildflowers and tagged , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 11 Comments.

  1. But how beautiful it is! Wow!

  2. traveler wonders
    is the nectar worth the thorns
    goes on anyway


  3. So very beautiful, MMT. Blessings, Janice.

  4. A very strong haiku here. Somehow how the poppies prompt seems to have led most of us to write haiku that echo a particular theme.

  5. beautiful

  6. So true, you pen such depths in your three lines. Beautiful!

  7. Looking back on this photo,how apropos to be prickly…such a beautiful photo!!

  8. Never saw these before. Thanks, teacherman. Love the haiku, too.

  9. BEautiful poppy… it is amazing how flora and fauna adapt and thrive in such vastly different landscapes and climates.

  10. Ah … a different view of poppies.

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