Monday, May 6, 2013

Desert Rubies

Ocotillo blossoms photo AnzaBoMay2013124a_zps7bd0e491.jpg
Ocotillo blossoms, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Southern California

Ocotillo blossoms,
Little gems of red,
Queens would gladly wear you—
Or so someone said!


Photo and poem © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher


Ruby Tuesday 2


14 comments:

Ralph said...

The desert floor is grayish as the Spring blooms are falling...so these look as desert rubies, as jewelry that would make a pastel necklace that is colorful to wear. On a neck or in the desert too!

Kim, USA said...

What a lovely contrast of colors. Gorgeous!

Kim,USA

forgetmenot said...

Beautiful little gems fit for a queen. Lovely photo and poem. Mickie :)

Pride In Photos said...

I have never seen desert rubies..thanks for sharing and the party.

Gemma Wiseman said...

Seeing this touch of colour in the desert tones must be a wonderful experience! Lovely!

❀~Myrna~❀ said...

Beautiful, I have never seen before!
You show such interesting pics!

namaki said...

I like the words .... and those red "beads' would suit a desert queen very nicely !

Kara Claflin said...

I love the poem!!

Nick V. said...

Nice shot! They look a little like chilli peppers.

MERYL JAFFE, PhD - parent, psychologist, teacher, author... said...

Beautiful photo! Thanks for hosting and have a great week.

photodoug said...

Marvelous desert discovery.

Gillena Cox said...

wow those are some dangerous looking spikes; Have a nice Tuesday

much love

Lina Gustina said...

Love the contrast.
I'm late this week :)

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Terry said...

hello there magic teacher...i have finally had some time to put a ruby tuesday post in and i really do love your red blossoms...they remind me of the jack in the pupit when it goes into seed that they have pretty red seed balls...so beautiful just like these red blossoms that you have here!....love terry