Category Archives: Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument

Blue Monday: Cholla

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A bright blue sky highlights a variety of cholla cactus, Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, Southern Arizona.
 
 

A cholla perks up when the sky
Turns blue as an iris—but why?
I’m not sure I know,
But surely it’s so,
And that’s good enough—it’s no lie!

 
 
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Macro Monday 2: Cholla Blossoms

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Cholla cactus blossoms at daybreak, Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, Southern Arizona.
 
 
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Ruby Tuesday Too: Desert Blossoms

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Ocotillo blossoms at Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, Southern Arizona.
 
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Blue Monday: Hints of Blue

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Hints of blue appear in a cloudy sky, Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, Southern Arizona.
 
 
A heaven with hints of sky blue
Appears to be welcoming you
To this desert land,
Where vistas are grand—
Come out and enjoy the great view!

 
 
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Ruby Tuesday Too: Spring Blossoms

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A cholla cactus blossoms at Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, Southern Arizona.
 
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Blue Monday: Long and Lonesome Road

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An unpaved road waits for adventurers at at Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, Southern Arizona.
 


They say the best roads are out West,
And that those who take them are blest.
But if they get lost,
There’s such a high cost,
Why bother with getting so stressed?
 
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Shadow Shot Sunday 2: Help Is on the Way

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Only a few shadows can be seen at midday on this emergency sign in southern Arizona near the Mexico border.
 
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Macro Monday 2: Blossoms

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Ocotillo blossoms, Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, Southern Arizona.
 
 
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Watching

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Cholla cactus at Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, Southern Arizona
 


For cactus blossoms
I keep watching and waiting—
a crow watches me.

 
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Sips

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Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, Southern Arizona
 


Arizona heat—
tall saguaros quench their thirst
with sips of water

 
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More Midweek Motif at Poets United: “Water”