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The Pinwheel, Green Jade and Rusty Blues   10 comments

Pinwheel Art blogPinwheel Rainbows — Image by kenne

The Pinwheel, Green Jade and Rusty Blues

My rainbow colors,
spinning in the breeze
where I stand
shoulder to shoulder,

with Green Jade in his pot,
and Rusty, an old
barbwire-horseshoe windmill.

Then one winter,
my colors now fading,
Green Jade 
grew weak from the cold —
Rusty and I stood our ground
hoping Green Jade’s strength
would return
 in the spring.

Year after year
we hoped against hope,
I having lost all my color,
and Rusty, well,
becoming rustier,
as we continued to shared
Green Jade’s pot.

After a while,
the hurricane winds
blew in from the coast —
the strong winds were
more than Rusty could stand,

now he lies restfully
at my feet.

My spinning, having,
taken on a wabbly gait,
slowly weakening my pin —
when one day a gust of wind
blow off my wheel,
leaving only a stick
standing alone
in Green Jade’s pot,

with Rusty at my feet.

  — kenne

Storms Are Building Over The Mountains   Leave a comment

Images by kenne

Storms,

Storms building

Over the mountains —

To the east,

To the north.

Towering,

Towering clouds,

Dry desert heat —

Colliding.

Rain,

Rain cooling the air —

Evaporating.

Wind,

Wind forming a Downdraft —

Bouncing (off the ground).

Curls,

Curls of wind — 

High speed,

Havoc!

kenne

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Capturing the Moment — Wind, Dust & Rain   1 comment

Wind, Dust & Rain Looking North From The Catalina Foothills — July 5, 2011 — Image by kenne

The desert monsoon season can include a dust storm before the rain. We had some dust, with 80 mph winds in parts of the Tucson area, but nothing like that in Phoenix to the north. 

kenne

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