Category Archives: Haiku My Heart
Saguaro cacti at daybreak on a spring morning, Pinal County, Arizona
My 9-year-old grandson came home from school and said to his mother:
“I got this airplane from the treasure box today. It’s the first time all year that I had enough tickets to get anything. I spent some on lunch with a friend. It’s the first time I got to do that too. So I spent all I had left on this neat airplane that did loops.
“Then at dismissal, a 5th grader grabbed it from me and pretended like he was going to fly it, but he scraped it against the wall and bent the wings, so it doesn’t work anymore. He was a Purple Folder kid, so I know he has anger issues.
“Maybe I can earn some more tickets….”
Spring sunrise, Yuma County, Arizona
Detail from a mural in Historic Downtown Yuma, Arizona
Last rays of sunshine light up the mountains near Tucson, Arizona
Clouds over the University of Arizona campus at the recent Tucson Festival of Books
Late winter sunset, Yuma County, Arizona
The gritty backside of Historic Downtown Yuma, Arizona
Rugged mountains near Ajo, Arizona