Category Archives: agave

Blooms

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Agave blooming in November, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Southern California
 


in wasted places
not yellow valerian
but agave blooms

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Ripened

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Agave seed head, turning brittle in the sun, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Southern California
 


ripened by the sun
a desert agave’s seeds
waiting for springtime

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Bones

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Agave past bloom, turning brittle in the sun, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Southern California
 


Tell me, Grandmother,
why the old agave’s bones
pierce each passing cloud.

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Rare

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Agave in bloom, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Southern California
 


how rare the sight—
yellow blossoms brushing
the sky with light

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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