impossible flame—
lone weed afire at sundown
soon falling to ash

Another take on this photo and the Poetic Bloomings and Sunday Scribblings prompts:

Moses heard the call
at the burning bush, rose up
and led God’s people.

Text and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
Photo: Northern Arizona
More Poetic Bloomings #24 with the theme “Rise and Fall” here
More Sunday Scribblings with the theme “The Call” here
More Haiku Heights with the theme “Impossible” here
More Haiku My Heart at Recuerda Mi Corazon here
More Straight Out of the Camera shots here
More Macro Monday photos here
More Ruby Tuesday photos here
More REDnesday photos here

Posted on October 11, 2011, in Arizona, haiku, Haiku My Heart, Macro Monday, Moses, my digital photos, my haiku, Northern Arizona, Poetic Bloomings, REDnesday, Ruby Tuesday, Straight Out of the Camera Sunday, Sunday Scribblings, sundown, sunset, weeds. Bookmark the permalink. 16 Comments.

  1. nice words for a nice red bush !

  2. Very Zen ~ awesome ~ poetry too!

    thanks, namaste, Carol (A Creative Harbor) linked w/Ruby Tuesday ^_^

  3. Nice picture and poem..

  4. Awesome weed and superb colors in the shot!! Lovely Haiku to accompany it!!

  5. Nice words at a good motif.

  6. Yes, that little plant does seem to stand out like fire!

    Thanks for visiting my blog and commenting on my shot!

  7. You do very well tying your words and shot together so nicely.

  8. Two beautiful haikus and I like the image it is paired with.

  9. Beautiful! It really does look like a flame.

  10. Look at that vibrant colour! The verse about Moses has me wondering if perhaps he saw a plant like this one…and knew that he had led his people into new territory… Never thought of it that way before…

  11. Love the picture, the prose, and the Biblical principal ! 🙂

  12. What a wonderful color, it does look like a flame reaching skyward.

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  13. It does look like it is on fire ! Great pic & Poem !

  14. You have a wonderful eye for seeing beyond the obvious! Great picture, great words great post.

  15. LOVE that photo.. the contrast of life and death so simple… life in a pile of rattling old bones… and to think of such a bush that burns calling out to moses… this is good, oh so very good…

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