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Palo verde tree

Fearing

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Palo verde tree, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 

in the tree debris
a tiny hidden creature
fearing for its life

 
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Guardian

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Palo verde tree, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


Guardian of twisted and tangled ways…

 
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Thanks

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Palo verde tree, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


a grateful pilgrim
giving thanks along the way
for each living thing

 
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Looking

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Palo verde tree, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


looking for a sign
amid the tangled branches—
any one will do

 
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Song

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Palo verde trees, growing beside a Maricopa County wash, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


in all living things
the song of a single word
thrumming day and night

 
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Brushed

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A palo verde tree, growing beside a Maricopa County wash, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


Brushed by passing clouds,
the palo verde’s tresses
still remain unkempt.

 
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Refuge

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A stand of palo verde trees, Maricopa County, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


on a sizzling day
taking refuge from the sun
underneath a tree
 
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Are trees better companions than humans?

 
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Glow

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Palo verde tree at sunrise, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 
 


Just after sunrise
an old palo verde tree
glows with holy light.

 
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Burning

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First light of day on a palo verde tree, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


Would Moses recognize this burning bush?

 
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