Holy Breath


By the breath of God frost is given: and the breadth of the waters is straitened.
Job 37:10, King James Version

Crafting cruel frost,
flinging snow across the land—
frigid, holy breath!

Text and photo © 2012 by Magical Mystical Teacher
Photo: Northern Arizona
More Sensational Haiku Wednesday with the theme “Craft” here
More Straight Out of the Camera photos here
More Mellow Yellow Monday photos here
More Watery Wednesday photos here

Posted on January 31, 2012, in haiku, Scripture, Sensational Haiku Wednesday, Straight Out of the Camera Sunday, Watery Wednesday. Bookmark the permalink. 14 Comments.

  1. nice shot and lovely quote.

  2. Great photograph, and a perfect verse, and then a great haiku for a triple.

  3. Thanks for your visit to Rednesday. Your picture and poem are gorgeous.

  4. Beautiful capture. Those lichens sure are resistant to extremes of weather!

  5. Great image…and love the last line of your haiku….the frigid holy breath.

    My Wednesday post: FROM A DISTANCE Hope you can find time to drop by to visit with me.

  6. Now, that sounds really really really COLD … 😀
    Great one ~~ Happy Wednesday!!

  7. Awesome macro shot and haiku wonderful ~ namaste, carol (A Creative Harbor)

  8. WOW! This is am impressive shot. Love the moss/liken against the rock and the snow. What a lovely combination of color, texture, and detail …and a lovely haiku. genie

  9. excellent description!
    frigid holy breath! love it!

  10. great caption 🙂 what a big rock that is 🙂 Visiting from MYM, hope that you can return the visit too.

  11. cruel (but beautiful) frost…

  12. A beautiful verse. I hadn’t heard that one before. Thanks for sharing 🙂


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