Ruby Tuesday: Paper Crane

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Gentle scarlet crane,
be my constant companion
on my journey home.

© 2009 by Magical Mystical Teacher
Photo taken at the cemetery, Manzanar National Historic Site.
For more Ruby Tuesday photos, click here.

Posted on September 28, 2009, in my digital photos, my senryu, Ruby Tuesday. Bookmark the permalink. 24 Comments.

  1. What a unique find!
    I’m guessing you were happy you had your camera. 🙂

  2. good thing you were looking down on these rocks.:P

  3. wow….

    MY R. T. is now posted…scroll down from my Tuesday’s Heads or Tails post….

  4. How lovely that you saw this. And I love your haiku to go with it. Perfect.

    As always, thanks for you visit and the wonderful words you leave.

  5. How appropriate to find a Japanese Peace crane at Manzanar! Happy Ruby Tuesday! 🙂

  6. Absolutely DELIGHTFUL find ;–)
    Hugs and blessings,

  7. There is something sad about this abandoned crane. I’m so glad you and your camera found it.

  8. So cute, my kids always made origami cranes and anything actually. Me? I’m totally useless when it comes to that.

  9. It’s perfect!! what a great shot. Love your haiku as well 🙂

  10. Super find for Ruby Tuesday!

  11. The stones and ground are gray, all gray. The delicate and gentle crane stands out so forcefully, the small colors offer a brilliance to the gray. An artistic take!

  12. Like a rabbits foot
    once grand creature of God’s grace
    now in God’s good place

  13. i love the simplicity of this photo. Well captured 🙂

  14. Very original and creative picture !

  15. Origami and haiku plus your camera equals awesome!

  16. I bet someone intentionally left that the folded paper there. Smile, you may have been on Candid Camera. 😉

  17. You were fortunate to find this crane perched on the rocks.

    Thanks for the great Haiku about my daughter at the church picnic.

    I’m going to show it to her. 😉

    Happy belated Ruby Tuesday.

  18. Hello, Magical Mystery Teacher,
    “He who searches shall find”.
    You did indeed. I honor you for having eye for special details, where most would hurry past.
    Your beautiful haiku enhance the picture with a spiritual dimension.
    From felisol

  19. such a unique post. thanks for visiting my blog. happy RT.

  20. Oh, he wants to be part of the Japanese Literature Challenge 3, and he’s lost his way. I love the serendipity of finding something beautiful unexpectedly.

  21. MMT, this post is extraordinary! The Japanese crane at Manzanar…chills up and down my back! Thanks you!

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