Sniffing Temptation


sniffing temptation—
whiffs of freedom in the air
just beyond the fence

Text and photo © 2012 by Magical Mystical Teacher
Photo: Horse corral, Hubbell Trading Post, Ganado, Arizona
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Posted on April 27, 2012, in Arizona, fence, Friday's Fences, Haiku Heights, Haiku My Heart, Himmelsk, Hubbell Trading Post, NaPoWriMo, Northern Arizona, senryu, Sky Watch Friday, Straight Out of the Camera Sunday, The April Heights 2012, We Write Poems. Bookmark the permalink. 28 Comments.

  1. Awwww. I feel sorry for the guy – let him for a run!

  2. So true! Can apply to more than horses…LOL.

  3. I don’t know…
    He looks a bit sleepy to me, but I suppose that might be boredom…

  4. Great shot…love the haiku too!

  5. Great shot…you can see the wheels turning in the horse’s head!

  6. Gorgeous animal 😀 and perfect words too!

  7. Aw, this is a bit sad. Freedom must seem so enticing to him.

  8. I love this post and Cloud Singer (the comment box won’t come up on that one for me). Both of the photos are awesome, and the haiku are terrific. Now when I see clouds in the sky I will always think of cloud singers

  9. What a great picture – such a sweet face too.

  10. You were standing in a fragrant place, no doubt. Cool photo and haiku.

  11. Nydeligt bilde og nydelig hest ,vakkert.Ønsker deg en flott weekend::=)

  12. jsut beyond the fence – i think she knows it – look in her eyes!

  13. Aw…sniffing freedom…makes you want to open the gate for him(!) Really beautiful photo and haiku!

  14. A great feeling, if you can just achieve the freedom!

  15. I have this delightful image of the horse just kicking the fence to bits and running free 🙂

  16. Awww… my heart went out for the horse…! Temptation of freedom is something every creature deserves! Very well written…

  17. Great one!…very thoughtful…You perfectly painted that picture!

  18. Sniffing temptation… hihi I could image the horse doing that, lol!
    Wonderful haiku 🙂

  19. Your haiku this week are beautiful. I’m in love with the photos and texts about fences!

  20. Applies to everyone wanting freedom in their lives. Great take on the prompt and creatively portrayed too.

  21. I’m going to open that gate, jump on, and gallop beneath that cloud singing sky! Oh Magical Mystical Teacher there is much gold beneath your feet, I do hope you look again… for you hold so many keys… especially one to my heart with yuor beauty filled words…

  22. What a weathered fence for such a good looking horse.

  23. Beautiful horse! My goats are certainly feeling that freedom just out of their reach right now.

  24. As always, your haiku is delightful – and the photos perfect. What a beauty!

  25. Great old corral! 🙂

  26. What a stately and beautiful animal. He is definitely looking at something on the other side of the fence. Maybe he think the grass is greener over there. genie

  27. So expressive. Words and picture Perfect.

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