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Weekly Photo Challenge: CONTAINERS, 2

Then there’s a box of stone unexpectedly containing — flowers!

It makes me think of a famous haiku by Basho:

The temple bell stops. 9 more words

Photography

March Ice Storm (Haiku)

March ice storm – /
the fluffed-up robin /
is not amused  /

Written for Carpe Diem Haiku Kai.  For this prompt, our inspiration came from Basho’s “Has Spring Come”.  111 more words

Stumbling


One of many ancient ruins at Wupatki National Monument, Northern Arizona


stumbling over stones
left so many springs ago
no one knows the tale…
32 more words

Arizona

Captured


Indian Paintbrush, Navajo National Monument, Northern Arizona


springtime long ago
captured in a photograph
now the flower fades


Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher… 20 more words

Arizona

Voyeur of the Forest #photography #poem

trees breathe life

spring gives birth to nature

a constant song

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mesmerized I sit

doe cares for her speckled young

my backyard

Older than the trees… 121 more words

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Nestled Secretly (Haiku)

nestled secretly /
in the foxglove’s heart /
a spider //

Written for Carpe Diem Haiku Kai, where our inspiration was “Winds of Autumn” by Matsuo Basho: 109 more words

Do not seek to follow in the footsteps of the men of old;
Rather seek what they sought
Basho

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