The Christ Child at Play


He skips, he prances,
leaving his parents breathless—
the Christ Child at play.

Text and photo © 2012 by Magical Mystical Teacher
Photo: “La Sagrada Familia,” artist unknown, Museo Zacatecano Zacatecas, México
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Posted on April 8, 2012, in Mellow Yellow Monday, Mexico, Museo Zacatecano, NaPoWriMo, REDnesday, Ruby Tuesday 2, senryu, Straight Out of the Camera Sunday, The April Heights 2012, We Write Poems, Zacatecas. Bookmark the permalink. 18 Comments.

  1. This is a lovely haiku depicting the Christ Child in the picture. Thank you.

  2. i just love this haiku simply because it’s about the Child Jesus at play! Thanks for sharing…Happy Easter!

  3. Children, whether future kings or saviors, are children first, and that’s as it should be.

  4. Simple and sweet haiku…:)

  5. Adorable Haiku… brings out the human in God! 🙂

  6. Children will be children 🙂 I like this view at the Play-prompt

  7. Your haiku are always so deep!!!

  8. Your haiku are always so deep! I like your your interpretation of the prompt!

  9. A treasured childhood about which we know little. Nice one for Easter !

  10. Your interpretation is great! Hope you had a wonderful Easter.

    COME INTO MY PARLOR said the SPIDER to the FLY is my Monday post link. Do come by if you get a chance, I’d love to have your company!!!

  11. a great one indeed…loved it… 🙂

  12. great Haiku and painting…or a wall art.

    visiting from MYM

  13. i like that artwork, the way he’s floating, or maybe skipping really high

  14. Jesus was a normal child.

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