Cholla at the Phoenix Botanical Garden,
Today’s word: CHOLLA (pronounced choy-ah)
Definition: a desert cactus native to northern Mexico. The spines will detach easily thus sometimes called jumping cholla.
walking the desert
jump like fleas
it’s an unwanted surprise
like an argument
© 2015 Jone Rush MacCulloch all rights reserved
Surprise is the word of the day at A Year of Reading.
Tomorrow’s word: Duckbill
Amy is hosting Poetry Friday today.