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Fading ocotillo blossoms, April 2016, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Southern California

On a lizard’s tongue
the fading scarlet blossoms
turn to dust and ash.

Haiku and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
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Posted on April 22, 2016, in 5-7-5, Anza-Borrego Desert, California, haiku, Haiku My Heart, Recuerda Mi Corazon, Sky Watch Friday and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 13 Comments.

  1. Primal. Raw. I feel the earth and ash slip between my fingers…

  2. So graphic and in a way a tribute to Nature and her renewal. Well said! Happy Earth Day!

  3. Gorgeous photo and very dramatic haiku ~

    Happy Weekend to you ~ ^_^

  4. Very graphic. nice

    Much love..

  5. Very creative shot!
    Have a Happy Weekend!
    Peace 🙂

  6. all this in an instant. dust to dust. and still-there are blossoms. sigh.

  7. Your visionary mind is amazing.

    • magicalmysticalteacher

      Perhaps I’m merely delusional… 🙂

      On Sun, Apr 24, 2016 at 5:52 PM, Magical Mystical Teacher wrote:


  8. Dust and ash..Life comes full circle.. and then there are new beginnings.

    • magicalmysticalteacher

      May those new beginnings bear fruit for all of us!

      On Mon, Apr 25, 2016 at 12:39 AM, Magical Mystical Teacher wrote:


  9. A life cycle. Thanks for showing us all part of it.

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