Crowded

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The tombs are crowded,
with space at a premium—
Mary doesn’t mind.

 
Text and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: Panteon Municipal (Municipal Cemetery), Zapopan, Jalisco, México
 
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Posted on December 4, 2011, in A Virgin a Day, Haiku Heights, Jalisco, Mellow Yellow Monday, Mexico, Ruby Tuesday, senryu, Shadow Shot Sunday, Straight Out of the Camera Sunday, Zapopan. Bookmark the permalink. 23 Comments.

  1. Hi!
    Very pretty memorial. Have a great day!

    Sherrie
    Food for Thought

  2. Beautiful memorial ~ thanks, namaste, Carol (A Creative Harbor)

  3. mary, the quintessential queen of acceptance.
    you have honored her well!

  4. She is colorful. I think it shows that the cultural attitude toward death is quite different here. No stone angels or sad figures, but a bright madonna. She stands tall and prayerful. Lovely.

  5. Why do bone-yards always feel like happy places to me?
    Maybe because the soul is free…
    Beautiful photo♥♥♥

  6. That’s why we don’t count the Mary statues we see at churches and cemeterys when we play our “:Mary” game. There are a lot of them.

    Peace

  7. The more the merrier (pun intended)
    Love to you this day and always.

  8. That’s a beautiful one, when we travel we always look for older cemetarys to
    poke around in. Thanks.

  9. I posted Our Lady of Guadalupe today too!!! I do love yours!!

  10. Mary always has room no matter what. Such an example of unconditional love for us all.

  11. beautiful…your haiku’s are masterful…good morning…

  12. Such beauty in these tombstones!

  13. Delightful picture and haiku!

  14. Beautiful image of the Virgin. Have a fabulous week.

    Holding Hands
    Mango Snow Ice

  15. You are indeed very very good with this form….. this is beautifully expressed…to see, to think and then to write it right.. wow!!! Hats off MMT..

  16. The Rosales/Medina family obviously takes the time to honor its dead, as do most people in Latin culture. Visiting the cemetery and our departed beloveds was something we did regularly when I was a kid but I rarely visit anymore. I’m so glad many others continue to bless their loved ones with time, memories and care.

  17. So poignant! and moving in its stillness

  18. Beautiful haiku and pic accompanying it

    Hank

  19. Always loved tombstones. They are peaceful. Great Haiku

    Melanie

  20. This photo reminds me of St. Louis Cemetery in NOLA – it has a number, but I cannot remember it – where probably 20 people from my father’s side of the family are all interred in one of these above ground “boxes.” All of the stones are almost touching there are so many of these burial sites.. They are like little above ground houses for the deceased. This one gravestone with the Virgin Mary it so typical. A lovely shot. genie

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