27Feb2010 Desert Rose Categories: Haiku The cactus flower Like a rose in a desert — But it does not last Related 2 comments on “Desert Rose” like it.. Reply Thanks zainab, long time no see 😛 how are u? I thought of this haiku, because I have this cactus in my porch, and in summertime, this lovely pink flower blossoms from it – but it doesn’t last very long, like a few days and then shrivels away : Reply Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.