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An ocotillo sports new green leaves after recent monsoons in the Sonoran Desert, Maricopa County, Southern Arizona.

In the midday heat
a greening ocotillo
offers little shade.

Haiku and photo © 2018 by Magical Mystical Teacher
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Posted on September 6, 2018, in 5-7-5, Arizona, haiku, Haiku My Heart, Maricopa County, ocotillo, Recuerda Mi Corazon, Sky Watch Friday, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. 12 Comments.

  1. the desert really comes alive after a rain

  2. That’s a beautiful, big healthy ocotillo. So cool how they can sprout those leaves so quickly after a desert rain!

  3. So wonderfully green after rain.

  4. Lisa at Greenbow

    I bet it is fun to see the desert come alive after monsoons. We aren’t desert…yet. We need rain. Hopefully this weekend. Have a good one.

  5. friend-it has been a LONG HOT summer! i feel a collective sigh of relief as summer bows to Fall!

  6. A lovely photo,nonetheless 🙂

  7. Lovely photo and haiku ~ a little shade ~ ^_^

    Happy Day to you,
    A ShutterBug Explores

  8. I would have to be long and thin to capture one of those shady spots! A lizard perhaps?

  9. I am amazed what flora you have in the desert, I’ve never seen a plant like this!

  10. Little shade but plenty of elbow room.

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