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Saturday, October 11, 2014

Spines and shadows

 photo AnzaBospinesshadows_zpsf5798697.jpg
Spines of a cholla cactus, Anza-Borrego Desert, Southern California

Spines and shadows mingling
On the desert floor;
Something is a-tingling—
Who could ask for more?

Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher

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Ralph said...

The desert is beautiful, but the protective measures that cactus employ to stay safe look quite painful. Admire - but don't touch!

CanadianGardenJoy said...

MMT ... I can almost feel the sharpness of this cactus .. perfect combination of soft light and shadows yet almost protected by these spines .. cute little poem too!
Joy : )

Paula Scott Molokai Girl Studio said...

It's such a beautiful image, but I can't look it at too much as the thorns give me the eebie geebies!

A Quiet Corner said...

Cool spines...great shadow!!!...:)JP

colleen said...

I love how this sort of explodes like fireworks!

Sara Chapman said...

Wonderful shadow shot macro. Don't touch!

Doug Peabody said...

Yikes! Spikes! There is beauty in that plant! Very nice.:)

Chubby Chieque said...

Hi Everybody,
Hope you all had a great summer and will have a wonderful Autumn ahead.

I was away for soooo long from SSS2. So many things to do and happened in my life.

But, I am here today joining you once again.

Happy SSS2 World.

Gemma Wiseman said...

That looks like a rather mean piece of nature. Fascinating macro.

Debbie at Travel with Intent said...

Deceptively pretty!

Beverley Baird said...

OOOO - love this shot! Great perspective. Great poem as well.

Jutta.K said...

Sieht gefährlich spitz aus !

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