Category Archives: The Height of Haiku Challenge

Resides

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Do you dare to peer
into the wayside waters
where your face resides?

 
 
Text and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: Northern Arizona
 
More The Height of Haiku Challenge, Day 30 with the theme “Poet’s Choice” here
 
More Sensational Haiku Wednesday with the theme “Dare” here
 
More Haiku My Heart at Recuerda Mi Corazon here
 
More Weekend Reflections #106 here
 
More SkyWatch Friday photos here
 
More Himmelsk photos here

Unlock

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Tell me, Grandmother,
who dares unlock the night sky,
setting free the stars?

 
 
Text and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: Northern Arizona
 
More The Height of Haiku Challenge, Day 30 with the theme “Poet’s Choice” here
 
More Sensational Haiku Wednesday with the theme “Dare” here
 
More Haiku My Heart at Recuerda Mi Corazon here
 
More SkyWatch Friday photos here
 
More Friday’s Fences photos here
 
More Himmelsk photos here

Fragrant

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Fragrant, comely fruit
reddening along the bough—
dare I pluck it now?

 
 
Text and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: Pomegranates ripening at Bonelli House, Kingman, Arizona
 
More The Height of Haiku Challenge, Day 30 with the theme “Poet’s Choice” here
 
More Sensational Haiku Wednesday with the theme “Dare” here
 
More The Thursday Think Tank #68 with the theme “Red” here
 
More Haiku My Heart at Recuerda Mi Corazon here

Tangled

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Sing out, if you dare,
in tangled, twisted rhythms,
tortured fencing wire!

 
 
Text and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: Northern Arizona
 
More The Height of Haiku Challenge, Day 29 with the theme “Rhythm” here
 
More Sensational Haiku Wednesday with the theme “Dare” here
 
More SkyWatch Friday photos here
 
More Friday’s Fences photos here
 
More Himmelsk photos here

Shaking

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Singers and dancers
shaking their timbrels and hips—
holy the rhythm!

 
 
Text and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: Bible open to Psalm 150
 
More The Height of Haiku Challenge, Day 29 with the theme “Rhythm” here
 

Charm

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Charm me with your wiles,
I dare you, Lady Blossom,
though you fade away.

 
 
Text and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: Sidewalk in Southern California
 
More The Height of Haiku Challenge, Day 28 with the theme “Charm” here
 
More Sensational Haiku Wednesday with the theme “Dare” here
 
More Ruby Tuesday photos here
 
More REDnesday photos here

Dare

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You dare to charm me,
sundown, with your Siren song?
Plunge into darkness!

 
 
Text and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: Northern Arizona
 
More The Height of Haiku Challenge, Day 28 with the theme “Charm” here
 
More Sensational Haiku Wednesday with the theme “Dare” here
 
More SkyWatch Friday photos here
 
More Ruby Tuesday photos here
 
More REDnesday photos here
 
More Himmelsk photos here

Poised

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Anticipation
keeps Salinas ever poised—
forward-looking man.

 
 
Text and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: Statue of Francisco García Salinas in Alameda García de la Cadena Zacatecas, México
 
More The Height of Haiku Challenge, Day 27 with the theme “Poise” here
 
More Sensational Haiku Wednesday with the theme “Anticipation” here
 
More Straight Out of the Camera shots here
 
More Watery Wednesday photos here
 
More Ruby Tuesday photos here
 
More REDnesday photos here

Frozen

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frozen in mid-stride
they seem to poise like statues
before moving on

 
 
Text and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: Near Ex-Templo de San Agustín, Zacatecas, México
 
More The Height of Haiku Challenge, Day 27 with the theme “Poise” here
 
More Postcards from Paradise at Recuerda Mi Corazon here
 
More Straight Out of the Camera shots here
 
More Ruby Tuesday photos here
 
More REDnesday photos here

Pretender

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one tiny blossom
rising in the wilderness—
phoenix pretender

 
 
Text and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: Northern Arizona
 
More The Height of Haiku Challenge, Day 26 with the theme “Phoenix” here
 
More Postcards from Paradise at Recuerda Mi Corazon here
 
More Highlight Sunday at Tina’s PicStory here
 
More Straight Out of the Camera shots here
 
More Mellow Yellow Monday photos here
 
More Macro Monday photos here
 
More Ruby Tuesday photos here
 
More REDnesday photos here

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