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Sunrise glimpsed through the branches of an ironwood tree, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona

the way to my house
bestrewn with thorns and sorrows—
crow on the mountain

Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
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Posted on February 26, 2015, in 5-7-5, Arizona, Carpe Diem, ironwood, Sky Watch Friday, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona, sunrise and tagged , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 14 Comments.

  1. but the photo is magnificent!

  2. Where then shall I pass to your house? 🙂

  3. desert breeze whispers, good morning.

  4. Oh this is so beautiful, full of color, and I love that the path is “strewn with thorns and sorrows”. I know that path.

  5. I too had my journey down that path.


  6. Wow, great image, wonderful poem.

  7. life is better tomorrow.
    your haiku is full of imagery.

  8. Beautifully done! Image and haiku go together great.

  9. Even the thorns can have the beauty when kissed by setting sun.

  10. I love the silhouette of the scraggly branches against the sunrise!!

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