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Mesquite blossoms at twilight, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona

raiment new each spring—
the showy yellow blossoms
of the mesquite tree
~~ ~~ ~~


Mesquite blossoms: alluring to the bees.

Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
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Posted on March 28, 2015, in 5-7-5, Arizona, Carpe Diem, haiga, mesquite, Shadow Shot Sunday 2, Six-Word Saturday and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 26 Comments.

  1. I love the light in this photo (the plant looks good too!).

  2. No mesquite here in the hinterlands, teacherman. I’m envious.

  3. also to me! Very pretty.

  4. I didn’t know what mesquite looked like – it is lovely – thank you for the picture.

  5. The nectar of the gods (and bees 🙂 are contained within the Spring flowers in the still temperate desert!

    • magicalmysticalteacher

      Actually, Ralph, it’s more than temperate today: pushing 100!

      On Sat, Mar 28, 2015 at 9:00 AM, Magical Mystical Teacher wrote:


  6. Good Morning Maggie; i took part in this chllenge and
    I am inviting you to write a poem on love in Ten Lines if you wish to participate follow link below

    much love…

  7. your mesquite blooms look like a plant we have here in Trinidad with pink flowers we call ‘Bottle Brush’

    have a nice Saturday

    much love…

  8. So beautiful. Your photo is as wondrous as your words.

  9. Interesting buds on this plant.

  10. Gorgeous blossoms and a great photo of them.

  11. Paula Scott Molokai Girl Studio

    Such sweet blooms for the first of spring!

  12. Very creative picture !

  13. Lovely photo! I love the leaves on those trees. I try to capture them in my pictures but mine are never as nice as this one. Well done!

  14. I like that yellow against the blue!!

  15. Are they also alluring to mosquitoes? Sounds like they are related!

  16. they look so delicate


    It also looks like miniature corn. Is that a shadow luriking?

    • magicalmysticalteacher

      There are some tiny shadows, yes. 😉

      On Sun, Mar 29, 2015 at 3:26 PM, Magical Mystical Teacher wrote:


  18. Lovely light and detail

    ALOHA from Honolulu

  19. The bees must love those!!!…:)JP

  20. That’s a very graceful plant! Thanks for visiting my shadows!

  21. How interesting.

  22. Lovely words and photo.

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