Category Archives: chuparosa

Wonder

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Chuparosa
(Beloperone californica) in bloom, February 2018, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Southern California
 


Kneeling in wonder
before the sacred mountain
I remove my shoes.

 
Haiku and photo © 2018 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Staining

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Fallen chuparosa (Beloperone californica) blossom, Yuma Conservation Garden, Yuma, Arizona
 


Staining the desert—
what shall I call the blossom
that bleeds out its name?

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Chapel

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Last of the chuparosa (Beloperone californica) blossoms, Kofa National Wildlife Refuge, Southern Arizona
 


a lone hummingbird
worshiping chuparosa—
wilderness chapel

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Aglow

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Chuparosa (Beloperone californica) Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Southern California
 


fiery desert birds
nesting in a lonely bush
tiny throats aglow

 
Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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