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“Bones” of a long-dead saguaro cactus, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona.

Hush your scolding, crow!
Leave these bleaching bones in peace
for eternity.

Photo and haiku by Magical Mystical Teacher
More Midweek Motif at Poets United: “Peace”

Posted on May 29, 2019, in 5-7-5, Arizona, haiku, Midweek Motif, Poets United, saguaro cactus, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. 14 Comments.

  1. Lisa at Greenbow

    Mmmmmmmm love those colors.

  2. That bones should want peace . . . . Love the photo!

  3. No peace till death…

  4. Rest in peace takes on a new note that crow must learn. A very ponderable ku
    Happy Wednesday Maggie


  5. I love this haiku – and the coincidence that we have both written about crows, although mine are silent while yours are scolding

  6. bleaching bones…that is peace….bkm

  7. What a wonderful haiku. I enjoyed reading it. 🙂

  8. What a fabulous photo. Loved the haiku, too.

  9. Bleaching bones have so much value, especially when woven as a Haiku:)

  10. Really like the photo and your words.


  11. I think you show great love for the desert country in your poems (haiku) as you see the beauty there that might be lost on others.

  12. Gorgeous photo and yes they should be left in peace Nice one

  13. Nice work! Enjoyed thevread?

  14. It seems there are many bones in the desert…to be collected by the bone collector, plants and animals. Loved your image and your poem.

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