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

Posted on August 16, 2011, in Haiku Heights, Hawaii, Monday Poetry Train Revisited, my digital photos, my senryu, Oahu, One Single Impression, Pearl Harbor, REDnesday, Ruby Tuesday, senryu, Sensational Haiku Wednesday, Straight Out of the Camera Sunday, USS Arizona, Watery Wednesday, World War II. Bookmark the permalink. 23 Comments.

  1. It’s sad to see this. Thankful for the post!


  2. I wasn’t quite sure what I was looking at, but then I saw your link to the WWII monument.

  3. Amazing, indeed…
    xo bj

  4. What an interesting and different post.

  5. It is good to remember, but it is also sad.

  6. Interesting photo and thoughts. My reflections post was a river, held steady with little rain and a high tide.

  7. This is a very moving photo for this solemn spot.

  8. Great shot…

    Well I must say, you really covered a few meme’s there, didn’t you?! :))

  9. this is a cool capture for watery Wednesday..i love the haiku too

  10. “No sailors whisper”… that line!!


    Hope you find time to visit. Have a glorious Wednesday.

  11. I like the tagline….great shot though!

  12. This is of those shots that really touches me deep down to my soul. It continues to remind us all of the horrors of war. To think my daddy fought in WWI…The War to End All Wars…sadly, not the case. A touching shot. genie

  13. nice shot and haiku….

  14. Remembrances of a very sad day in history.

  15. Interesting close-up. Beautiful poetic accompaniment.

  16. Powerful photo combined with your Haiku! Thank you for sharing!

  17. How sad to remember all the lives that were lost. Your Haiku, it’s beautiful!

  18. Your photo invokes many thoughts.

  19. nice haiku and the picture is something to ponder upon. visiting you from water wednesday. hope you can visit mine at hearts content of a mama.

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