In a wayside pool
water sprites amuse themselves
dancing with the clouds.

Text and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
Photo: Northern Arizona
More The Height of Haiku Challenge, Day 25 with the theme “Any Topic” here
More One Single Impression poems with the theme “Amuse” here
More Haiku My Heart at Recuerda Mi Corazon here
More Straight Out of the Camera shots here
More Shadow Shot Sunday photos here
More Weekend Reflections photos here
More Watery Wednesday photos here
More SkyWatch Friday photos here
More Himmelsk photos here

Posted on September 25, 2011, in Arizona, desert, haiku, Haiku My Heart, Himmelsk, my digital photos, my haiku, Northern Arizona, One Single Impression, Shadow Shot Sunday, Sky Watch Friday, Straight Out of the Camera Sunday, The Height of Haiku Challenge, Watery Wednesday, Weekend Reflections. Bookmark the permalink. 26 Comments.

  1. The reflecting sky in the waters gives a wonderful natural mirror effect! Nice observation and nice shot…

  2. Beautiful picture and words brilliant!

  3. it certainly looks like someone is swimming in the water. keen observation!
    a lovely haiku.

  4. water amuses themselves, yeah.

  5. Beautiful imagery in the desert and in the words of the haiku, the pool looks inviting enough to splash around!!

  6. You present so many fascinating photos – thanks for sharing

  7. It looks like an oracle.

  8. Dancing with the clouds — incredible when coupled with the photo!

  9. Very nice photo and haiku.

    Regards and best wishes

  10. I like the Haiku you paired with this one.

  11. love it.

    very cute and beautiful thoughts.

  12. Very pretty water and shadow scene.

  13. Dancing with the clouds, is such a timeless line. Conveys such a powerful image too!

  14. Beautiful hot and the place looks peaceful

  15. I love the word wayside–such an ordinary word, but somehow extraordinary. Wonderful haiku, for the same reasons 🙂

  16. You’ve painted a picturesque scene with your words and photo. Lovely!

  17. This conjures up beautiful images.

  18. MMT
    Leave water to find its own. It’ll dance to give life!


  19. Doesn’t it just make you want to wade in there with those sprites and amuse yourself? love it.

  20. your haiku create strong visuals for me… I like that

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