One thin strand

Discarded barbed wire, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona

rusting barbed-wire strand
snaking through the wilderness—
an absent fence post

Text and photo © 2012 by Magical Mystical Teacher
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Posted on October 5, 2012, in Arizona, Ein Stück Himmel, Friday's Fences, Haiku My Heart, Himmelsk, One Single Impression, Recuerda Mi Corazon, senryu, Sky Watch Friday, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona. Bookmark the permalink. 29 Comments.

  1. You do have a way with barbed wire…love the angle on this shot! The haiku is pefect too!

  2. I love the way the barbed wire is in focus, and the background is not, but still looks rather like a dump!

  3. i simply love this!
    “notan” the Japanese sensibility that what is “not there” is as important as what is!

  4. Love your photos and angles…as well as anything rusty! Great haiku, too!

  5. Wonder what happened? Nice one.

  6. I also had to notice the zen-like quality of the image

  7. Mystical barbed wire…Joyce M

  8. I was worried for a minute. Thought you were out hunting snakes. Yikes! – Margy

  9. I’m wondering what that is off to the right. 🙂

  10. Just wonderful.

  11. I like your perspective ~

  12. So interesting and beautifully empty!

  13. It bites too doesn’t it?

  14. Amazing how the bard wire here is now a piece of art. 🙂

  15. Great photo and wonderful Haiku.

  16. Excellent photo and wonderful Haiku.

  17. Very nice MMT..writing and creating so many of haiku on Barbed Wires…very unique you are….


  18. Great perspective, both in the photo and haiku.

  19. dastardly snakes and barbed wire
    the stuff of (my) horrible dreams

  20. …and yet another fabulous haiku and photo by the talented, magical mystical teacher!

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