Ocotillo

 photo AnzaBoocotillo2015_zpsdc51af98.jpg
Ocotillo, greening after winter rains, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Southern California
 


After winter rains,
even the ocotillo
seems to sing for joy.

 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Posted on February 12, 2015, in 5-7-5, Anza-Borrego Desert, Haiku My Heart, ocotillo, Recuerda Mi Corazon, Sky Watch Friday, Southern California and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 15 Comments.

  1. Ah, such wonderful blue, blue skies!! Terrific capture as always! Hope you have a great weekend!!

  2. Wishing I was there enjoying the nice warm sun instead of ice, snow, wind and cold. Wonderful photograph. Happy Valentine’s Day!
    JM, IL

  3. Such a pretty blue sky. A wonderful palette for the beauty of spindly life.

  4. Beautiful blue sky. I had never heard of that state park and now I am hearing more about it.

  5. Wonderful composition and cloudless blue sky.

  6. I can see the song rising from the upturned branches, and hear the vibration filling the space around with pure joy. Lovely!

  7. May we all sing from the center of our being with joy for this life we’ve been given.

  8. love the sound of ‘singing with joy’ ~ delightful haiku,

    Happy Weekend to you,
    artmusedog and carol

  9. yes, its “arms” are raised up to the Creator who reigns in that vivid blue heaven!

  10. Joyful songs all around when Ocotillo’s green legs get orange glowing tips.

    • magicalmysticalteacher

      I saw the first hints of those orange tips on some other plants farther down the road! It’ll be a while, though, until the first bright blooms come.

      On Fri, Feb 13, 2015 at 3:20 PM, Magical Mystical Teacher wrote:

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  11. Wonderful to get what you need so badly, have waited so long for. Great work, teacherman.

  12. Just simply… love this!

  13. grateful, for rain and YOU!

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