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Ocotillo thorns, Robert J. Moody Demonstration Garden, Yuma, Arizona

Even the new moon
shrinks from the ocotillo
and its deadly thorns.

Haiku and photo © 2017 by Magical Mystical Teacher
More Haiku My Heart at Recuerda Mi Corazon
More Midweek Motif at Poets United: “New Moon”

Posted on October 20, 2017, in 5-7-5, Arizona, haiku, Haiku My Heart, Midweek Motif, ocotillo, Poets United, Robert J. Moody Demonstration Garden, Shadow Shot Sunday 2, Yuma and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 11 Comments.

  1. But the way the light and the dark of this new moon play among these thorns? It draws me even closer…

  2. Gorgeous photography and powerful haiku ~

    love and light,

    A ShutterBug Explores ~ aka ~ (A Creative Harbor)

  3. My goodness, that is a dangerous looking plant.

  4. Good one I am shrinking a bit too

  5. in the face of danger the new moon rises; such a comfort i can hardly express.

  6. Rosemary Nissen-Wade

    What a fabulous photo! And the verse takes us somewhere at once surprising and apt.

  7. Great shot indeed. In harsh conditions nature always does something extra.

  8. Paula Scott Molokai Girl Studio

    As I will too! Ouch!

  9. ouch indeed

    much love…

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