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Ruby Tuesday Too: Little Dots of Red

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Little dots of red accentuate yellow palo verde blossoms in Yuma County, Arizona.
 
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Shadow Shot Sunday 2: Blossoms

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A palo verde tree flaunts its springtime blossoms, Yuma County, Arizona
 
Photo © 2018 by Magical Mystical Teacher

 
 
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Lighting

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Palo verde blossoms, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


Lighting the desert with new blossoms…

 
 
Text and photo © 2017 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Blossoms

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Showers of blossoms on a palo verde tree, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


first golden blossoms
enriching the wilderness—
one saint bows her head

 
Haiku and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Sweetness

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Blossoms of a Palo verde tree at sunrise, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


on the blossom way
sniffing the air hungrily
for all the sweetness

 
Haiku © 2016 and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher

Entangled

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Palo verde trees, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


entangled
in crooked branches—
morning light

 
Haiku © 2015 and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher

Fattening

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Palo verde blossoms, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


over the wasteland
waving a witch hazel wand
to fill in the blanks
with blossom upon blossom
fattening on noonday sun

 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Glow

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Palo verde trees in bloom as shadows lengthen, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona, March 2015
 


“Let your colors out,”
the sky says to the desert,
“let your colors out.”
 
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Even at dusk the blossoms glow.

 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Spent

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Fallen blossoms carpet the ground under a Palo verde tree, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


ghosts of passing spring—
spent palo verde blossoms
littering the earth

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Bones

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Dead palo verde tree, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


Palo verde bones,
within you lies a spirit,
bidding you to dance.

 

Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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