First Lights


Sunrise, Northern Arizona

first lights of morning
fleeing across the mesa—
hunter draws his bow

Text and photo © 2012 by Magical Mystical Teacher
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Posted on July 14, 2012, in Arizona, fence, Friday's Fences, Haiku Heights, Haiku My Heart Friday, Himmelsk, Northern Arizona, Shadow Shot Sunday 2, Sky Watch Friday, Straight Out of the Camera Sunday. Bookmark the permalink. 37 Comments.

  1. Poem and hoto both a marvel of perspective.

  2. Looks nice and cool, although I doubt that will last long after the sun rises.

  3. That’s “photo”, not Heart Of The Ozarks…

    • magicalmysticalteacher

      Actually, I thought Hoto was a variation of Toto. Oh, we’re not in Kansas anymore, are we?

  4. Hunter draws his bow….Lovely…
    Beautiful haiku

  5. very beautiful.

  6. The sky seems endless in the desert – the sunrise expands wonderfully over the expanded horizon. The possibilities of a great day start with that subtle pastel as far as the eye can see!

  7. Beautiful way to begin any day!!

  8. Oh, my!! You’ve really outdone yourself here with a mesmerizing sunrise and enchanting words to boot!

  9. A very beautiful scnery that even Sweden can see.

    TY for sharing the cozy moment (though in thoughts).

    Happy SSS.

  10. I love this ….. I have a strange liking for fences anf barbed wire (and for tractors, but that’s another story!!)

  11. Beautiful dawn for the early bird, MMT! Great pic!


  12. Love this shot mmt. such a wonderful capture and what wondrous possibilities lie ahead in the day!!!

  13. beautiful vista…

  14. unique… and captivating imagery created.

  15. As much as I hate hunting, I loved your poem. The picture captures the essence, too. 🙂

  16. unique take on ‘first’ ~ enjoy the weekend ~ thanks ^_^ (A Creative Habor)

  17. Such drama in colour and stillness! Love how the barbed fence seems to suggest some kind of waiting for action!

  18. Great colors, a beautiful view 🙂

  19. Beautiful shot MMT.

    My Shadows
    Have a blessed Sunday!

  20. may you know dead center….

  21. Hi there – that’s a very nice shot. Good use of the fence to add something extra to the image.

    Stewart M

  22. Beautiful shot. Love your composition!

  23. Love the imagery of the hunter’s drawn bowstring juxtaposed with the tension in the wire. Great post.

  24. Love the barbed wire fencing with the contrasting sunrise. I loved living in Arizona…the sunrise and sunsets were incredible.

  25. What a gorgeous shot!

  26. What a beautiful shot!! Hugs, antonella 🙂
    p.s. I’m joining up again this week…

  27. Beautiful! I can see the hunter and bow in my mind’s eye.

  28. Beautiful sunrise.

  29. last line said it all,. dynamic style of writing,.

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