Row on row
they lie together—
friends in arms.

Text and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
Photo: Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery, San Diego, California
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Posted on August 11, 2011, in Ft. Rosecrans National Cemetery, haiku, Haiku Heights, Himmelsk, Monday Poetry Train Revisited, my digital photos, my haiku, my senryu, PicStory, San Diego, senryu, Sky Watch Friday, Southern California. Bookmark the permalink. 26 Comments.

  1. The sky is the daily bread of the eyes. Happy TGIF! Hoping you can visit my skywatch post.

  2. A great description to go with your neat photo.

  3. A beautiful blue sky and a moving image.

  4. I love cemeteries, for reasons I can’t even begin to explain. Thank you for sharing this.

  5. Is that a military cemetery?

  6. National cemeteries are important, powerful places. This is a compelling photo. Thank you.

  7. A very moving and beautiful capture for the day. Thank you!


  8. So poignant–both the photo and the haiku. Excellent post, again! Have a great weekend Mickie 🙂

  9. They all rest in peace.


  10. Love your words and lovely shot…
    Have a great weekend 🙂

  11. Cemeteries are such peaceful places. I love this shot – a simple headstone against the brilliant blue sky. I like your phrase ‘friends in arms’ – very telling.

  12. Lovely haiku, Mary. The haiku and photo are very moving. The sky is a very pretty blue. Great capture, happy skywatching!

  13. Nice shot and haiku.

    Have a great weekend.

  14. I’d love to chalk all those Headstones to touch a piece of their lives! Great shot and Post!


  15. It’s almost a contradiction to see all those graves under that friendly and clear blue sky.
    Have a wonderful weekend!

  16. A cemetery is a bittersweet place to me. So many have gone before, laying down hopes and dreams…and life continues without them.

  17. Absolutely beautiful and moving – well done!

  18. Very good photo and nice words.


  19. Thank you for popping by. I really Liked you read. Friends side by side literally, wow. I finally got to read . I really enjoy posts with pics.

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