to keep herself from sin, she
grabbed her sturdy broom
and swept away the shadows
that leered at her like demons.
** ** **
Deep quagmires of sin
can be swept away, my dears,
with a sturdy broom.
© 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
Photo: Outside a small shop in Tonalá, Jalisco, México
More Stumbling Towards Ecstasy ruminations here
More Shadow Shot Sunday photos here
More Straight Out of the Camera shots here
More Haiku Heights with the theme “Sin” here. (The first poem is a tanka, a close relative of haiku.)
More One Single Impression poems with the theme “Quagmire” here
More Mellow Yellow Monday photos here
Posted on January 23, 2011, in Haiku Heights, Jalisco, Mellow Yellow Monday, Mexico, my digital photos, my tanka, Shadow Shot Sunday, Straight Out of the Camera Sunday, Stumbling Towards Ecstasy, Tonalá. Bookmark the permalink. 45 Comments.