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A Sahuaro Poem

I found a saguaro poem on a vintage postcard listed on Etsy that I wanted to remember, so what better way but to share it with you . . .

Sahauro Poem Postcard - Vintage Etsy Find - found on

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By Ona M. Rollins

Giant of the desert

How tall and straight you stand,

With your arms outstretched to heaven,

And your feet down in the sand!

Your exterior is so hardened,

And so thorny are your sides,

‘Tis no wonder you are lonely

That no one with you abides.


Yet, – beneath that hard rough surface

Lies a heart, and not a boulder,

For your arms are stretched to heaven,

And birds rest upon your shoulder,

In Spring you wear upon your head

A crown of flowers gay,

And in each of your hands you clasp

A gold and white bouquet.


I am not deceived Sahuaro

By your hard and thorny look;

I can see beneath the surface

An can read you like a book.

So I wish you well, you giant,

May you forever stand

With your arms outstretched to heaven

And your feet down in the sand.

heart flourish _

Is there a condition where you Google Search everything you encounter? Well, “My name is V. and I am a Search-Engine-addict . . . ” And I couldn’t find anything to credit this poem further. If you have any insight, please do not hesitate to relay it to me – pretty please. Giving credit where it is do – just part of the golden rule. . .

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