Friday, July 1, 2011

Haiku my heart

Whispering cactus
ripe with elegant secrets
waiting to be told.


Linked to Haiku my heart @   Recuerda mi Corazon

16 comments:

  1. I love this image. I love cactus. For me, some of the most gorgeous blooms are found on a cactus. Just the right words and image for Magic!

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  2. Lovely! I haven't seen the desert bloom in a while. Makes me think I better be ready for the next one. Beautiful photo and haiku description.

    Peace

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  3. Yes, I believe I hear those whispers...

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  4. Third attempt at posting. Blogger messup. Anyhow, your photo and words are beautiful and imagine what beautiful secrets the flower could spill from its breath if only it could.

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  5. dear gemma,

    so much beauty flourishing in the hot hot sun!

    thank you for being here...spilling the hint of ancient secrets.

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  6. This reminds me of another haiku you wrote about the cactus bloom that was so lovely. The cactus is a very good teacher and you are one who sees very clearly. Beautiful image and haiku.
    xoxo,
    Noelle

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  7. What a beautiful photo and haiku! We don't have cactusses in Holland (well, we have the small ones to keep inside in a pot) and I love the look of this big, flowering cactus in the hot sun!

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  8. those flowers are stunning! love your haiku!

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  9. those flowers really are "elegant secrets!" it's interesting how many of us had a flower theme for this week's haiku my heart...

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  10. Gemma, what a clever haiku to accompany a great photo! =)

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  11. Another gorgeous desert flower and haiku. Thanks for sharing.

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  12. For all the obvious clues that this is a desert beauty, this bristly blooming cactus seems to hint at some long ago deep-sea secret. Enchanting!

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  13. Seeing your photo gave me an instant jolt of joy - I love the desert and cacti in particular. It's so beautiful...as is your haiku!

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  14. I love this, Gemma! The burst fuchsia blossoms are whispering those secrets to the world while the little orbs on the cactus are waiting for their turn... I would love to be still next to this cactus and listen quietly.

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