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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


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


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



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


Voyeur of the Forest #photography #poem

trees breathe life

spring gives birth to nature

a constant song


mesmerized I sit

doe cares for her speckled young

my backyard

Older than the trees… 121 more words


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

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