Category Archives: Southern Arizona

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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Shadow Shot Sunday 2: Monstrous Shadow

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The monstrous shadow of an ironwood tree spreads across the Sonoran Desert in Southern Arizona.
 
 
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Shadow Shot Sunday 2: Scraggly Shadow

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An indigo bush and its scraggly shadow, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona.
 
 
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Macro Monday 2: Flame

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An ocotillo blossom adds some flaming color to the Sonoran Desert of Southern Arizona.
 
 
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Lullaby

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Sunset in the Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona.
 


To the setting sun
a dove sings a lullaby
she has learned by heart.

 
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Peace

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“Bones” of a long-dead saguaro cactus, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona.
 


Hush your scolding, crow!
Leave these bleaching bones in peace
for eternity.

  
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Blue Monday: Framed

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Afternoon sky framed by the branches of a dead indigo bush, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona.

 

 
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Cloudless

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A clear blue sky and some gnarled branches welcome visitors to the Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona.
 


Cloudless April day—
I walk in desolation,
consoled by birdsong.

 
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Ruby Tuesday Too: Sunrise

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Sunrise in the Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona.
 
 
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