Are Mere Blooms Enough?


Are mere blooms enough
to celebrate the exploits
of a daring soul?

Text and photo © 2012 by Magical Mystical Teacher
Photo: Grave of a WWII veteran, Wellton Memorial Cemetery, Wellton, Arizona
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Posted on May 29, 2012, in REDnesday, Ruby Tuesday 2, senryu, Sensational Haiku Wednesday, Southern Arizona, Wellton Memorial Cemetery. Bookmark the permalink. 12 Comments.

  1. They are symbols of the intent, the feelings, behind them.

  2. A challenging thought! Beautiful photo perspective – almost at ground level!

  3. not really, but they show how the person was loved. what a person leaves behind shows the vigor of life fulfilled…
    thought provoking!

  4. Wonderful message in your haiku ~ dynamic and rich ~ thanks, namaste, ^_^

  5. Asks a burning question…I often wonder why I go to my family’s gravesite and plant flowers, but I guess it’s the ritual that’s the key…..thought-provoking photo and haiku

  6. Yes, indeed… The feelings are exteriorised through the bouquet that is left behind.

    Thank you for your continuing participation in Floral Friday Fotos.

  7. What a wonderful picture and the haiku is very nice to read.

  8. Well said…and beautiful photo.

  9. A thought provoking question. I think for spirit, the sentiment with which it is given means more than the thing itself.

  10. W lovely haiku, and a wonderful question. Thank you for taking a different approach to the theme.

  11. I guess it is a place to start .

  12. Great Pic & thought!

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