Ten Thousand Shadows

Shadowy street

A street at daybreak, San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, México

ten thousand shadows
skip down empty streets at dawn—
distant church bells toll

Text and photo © 2012 by Magical Mystical Teacher
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Posted on July 22, 2012, in Blue Monday, Guanajuato, Mellow Yellow Monday, Mexico, Postcards from Paradise, Recuerda Mi Corazon, Ruby Tuesday 2, San Miguel de Allende, senryu, Shadow Shot Sunday 2, Straight Out of the Camera Sunday. Bookmark the permalink. 26 Comments.

  1. I recognize this street corner…are we going to meet you in San Miguel?

  2. This is a lovely blue! I like seeing the beautiful clear sky!

  3. As usual, your haiku is great. Nice post. Mickie 🙂

  4. i love the warm yellows here.

  5. I can hear the bells ringing … melodious post !!!

  6. Great composition! I love the angles and linear lines. Wonderful, vivid description. So much going on here, bravo!

  7. Great shot. I love the title.

    My Blue.

  8. Time seems to have passed by (except for the modern VW). The simple shapes and stucco in bold hues seems to harken back from eons ago. And beautiful still at daybreak!

  9. I love this blue; thanks for sharing.

    Happy Blue Monday.

  10. Very cool photo.

  11. Wonderful post! I really love this photo!

  12. love the image of ‘shadows skipping….’…as always, your loyal fan….

  13. Hopefully back for a while–real life sure gets in the way of Playing! Great pic!


  14. Love those building tones! Such a bright bit of sunshine in the street!

  15. mornings….
    i relish them!

  16. Lovely picture. Love the shadows.

  17. I came for the Ruby 🙂

  18. Oh lovely — wish I was there!

  19. Beautiful! Happy RT2!

    Mine’s here.

  20. I can sense the shadows lowering as the sun rises
    wonderful photo

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