Category Archives: Oahu

Mirth

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What is that twinkle
in your eye, Lady Mary?
Some light mirth, perhaps?

 
Text and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: Immaculate Conception Church, Ewa, Oahu, Hawaii
 
More A-Virgin-a-Day photos and stories at Recuerda Mi Corazon here
 
More Haiku Heights with the theme “Light” here

Lady Light

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Lady Light,
into my darkness
come shining.

 
Text and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: Immaculate Conception Church, Ewa, Oahu, Hawaii
 
More A-Virgin-a-Day photos and stories at Recuerda Mi Corazon here
 
More Haiku Heights with the theme “Light” here
 
More Ruby Tuesday photos here
 
More REDnesday photos here

Nibbling

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ten trillion bubbles
nibbling away at the rock
till there’s only dust

 
 
Text and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: Yokohama Bay, Oahu, Hawaii
 
More The Height of Haiku Challenge, Day 21 with the theme “Bubbles” here
 
More Straight Out of the Camera shots here
 
More Short Story Slam, Week 11 here
 
More Watery Wednesday photos here

Chimes

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a tinkling of chimes
ten thousand sparrows singing
healing for the soul

 
 
Text and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: Nanakuli Homestead Cemetery, Nanakuli, Oahu, Hawaii
 
More The Height of Haiku Challenge, Day 16 with theme “Chime” here
 
More Sensational Haiku Wednesday with the theme “Freestyle” here
 
More Haiku My Heart at Recuerda Mi Corazon here
 
More Monday Poetry Train Revisited #136 here
 

Sacred

Kuan Yin Temple
 

Lady Merry Heart,
I seek your sweet elixir
in this sacred place.

 
 
Text and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: Kuan Yin Temple, Chinatown, Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii
 
More The Height of Haiku Challenge, Day 14 with theme “Elixir” here
 
More Sensational Haiku Wednesday with the theme “Freestyle” here
 
More Share the Joy Thursday ruminations here
 
More Monday Poetry Train Revisited #136 here
 
More REDnesday photos here
 
More Ruby Tuesday here

Comforted

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Their yearnings over,
clouds and weeds now comfort them—
countless tomorrows.

 
 
Text and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
Photo: Sacred Heart Cemetery, Waianae, Oahu, Hawaii
 
More The Height of Haiku Challenge, Day 9 with the theme “Yearn” here
 
More One Single Impression poems with the theme “Weed” here
 
More Sunday Scribblings with the theme “Tomorrow” here
 
More Haiku My Heart at Recuerda Mi Corazon here
 
More Monday Poetry Train Revisited #136 here
 
More SkyWatch Friday photos here

Courtyard

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in temple courtyard
pink lotus petals flourish—
holy their blooming

 
 
Text and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: Kuan Yin Temple, Chinatown, Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii
 
More The Height of Haiku Challenge, Day 5 with the theme “Flourish” here
 
More Postcards from Paradise at Recuerda Mi Corazon here
 
More Monday Poetry Train Revisited #136 here
 
More Straight Out of the Camera shots here
 
More Ruby Tuesday photos here
 
More REDnesday photos here
 

Cold

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lullaby gone cold—
in the watery silence
weary sailors home

 
 
Text and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: Visitors at the USS Arizona Memorial at World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument, Pearl Harbor, Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii
 
More Sensational Haiku Wednesday with the theme “Weary” here
 
More PicStory photos with the theme “Wasser” here
 
More Haiku Heights with the theme “Lullaby” here
 
More Monday Poetry Train Revisited #135 here
 
More Watery Wednesday photos here
 
More SkyWatch Friday photos here
 
More REDnesday photos here
 
More Himmelsk photos here

Whispering

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We visit your home,
silent sailors, whispering
of how you went down.

 
 
Text and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: Visitors at the USS Arizona Memorial at World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument, Pearl Harbor, Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii
 
More One Single Impression poems with the theme “Silence” here
 
More Sensational Haiku Wednesday with the theme “Home” here
 
More Haiku Heights with the theme “Whisper” here
 
More PicStory #11 with the theme “Himmel” here
 
More Monday Poetry Train Revisited #134 here
 
More Watery Wednesday photos here
 
More Ruby Tuesday photos here
 
More REDnesday photos here
 
More Himmelsk photos here

Silence

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this watery home,
place of eternal silence—
no sailors whisper

 
 
Text and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: A portion of the sunken USS Arizona at World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument, Pearl Harbor, Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii
 
More One Single Impression poems with the theme “Silence” here
 
More Sensational Haiku Wednesday with the theme “Home” here
 
More Haiku Heights with the theme “Whisper” here
 
More Monday Poetry Train Revisited #134 here
 
More Straight Out of the Camera shots here
 
More Watery Wednesday photos here
 
More Ruby Tuesday photos here
 
More REDnesday photos here
 

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