Category Archives: Sonoran Desert

Tangled Place


An old palo verde tree glows at daybreak in the Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona.
 


Midsummer morning—
where is the path to lead me
from this tangled place?

 
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Which

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Only a few clouds appear on a brilliant summer day in the Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona.
 


Looking right and left
I see two dusty pathways—
which one shall I take?

 
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Shadow Shot Sunday 2: Brushed

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Shadows brush the sand in a portion of the Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona.
 
 
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Shadow Shot Sunday 2: Branches

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The branches of a dead indigo bush cast shadows across the Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona.
 
 
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Sky

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The sky is bold and beautiful in the Sonoran Desert of Southern Arizona .

 


Languid afternoon—
with my fingertips I trace
the clouds on your face.

 
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Shadow Shot Sunday 2: Under the Tree


Shadows play under an old palo verde tree in the Sonoran Desert of Yuma County, Arizona.
 
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Sunset

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A December sunset dances through the sky of the Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona.
 


As they cook supper,
no one in the homeless camp
admires the sunset.

 
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Changes

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On a wintry day in the Sonoran Desert, storm clouds form in the east.
 


Winter afternoon—
one dove falling from the clouds
changes everything.

 
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Song

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Sunrise in the Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona.
 


The song of a dove
slips through some tangled branches
toward the rising sun.

 
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Cry

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Autumn sunrise, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona.
 


With a cry of joy
a dove rises from her nest
and wings toward the sun.

 
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