Thorns

Ocotillo in cholla photo DSC_0231_zpsmmwst3rm.jpg
Fallen ocotillo blossoms lodged in cholla cactus spines, March 2016, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Southern California
 


some thorns, a blossom—
surely one small bird will come
with a morning song

 
Haiku and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Posted on April 1, 2016, in Anza-Borrego Desert, blossom, cactus, California, Cholla cactus, haiku, Haiku My Heart, ocotillo, Recuerda Mi Corazon, Southern California and tagged , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 10 Comments.

  1. Oh my, what a beautiful photo! The lighting is just wonderful. I’m waiting for the wee bird…Have a grand day!

  2. Your picture and haiku brings hope. Beautiful!

  3. Beautiful photo so indicative of life and wouldn’t it be nice to hear the bird song ~ lovely work ~

    Wishing you peace in each day ~ ^_^

  4. Waiting for that one small bird…..smiles.

  5. If I were that bird… I would be singing all the day of the beauty of your words and this stunning image…

  6. I look forward to visiting your haiku each week. Once again your words and art are so pleasing.

  7. A most delicate blossom wed to that most dangerous of cacti – a jumping cholla. Wishing it a boost up and out with the help of a strong desert breeze.

  8. I think so too, the little bird will not be put off by the prickles of this life, they are made of strong stuff as are we….x

  9. yes. a tiny bird changes everything!

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