Long Beach
Waterfront, Long Beach, California

Flying or at rest,
seabirds hope for one more taste
of tender fish-flesh.

Text and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
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Posted on October 28, 2012, in Blue Monday, California, Carpe Diem, haiku, Long Beach, Southern California, Straight Out of the Camera Sunday. Bookmark the permalink. 27 Comments.

  1. Great imagery on flying … lovely picture. Thank you for sharing on Carpe Diem.

  2. What beautiful blue water and a great capture of the birds in the air. Love the pelicans waiting for the their share of the fish flesh. Nice poem, too.

  3. Sea birds are fun thing to watch Great shot. Happy Blue Monday!
    Travel Quest

  4. Very nice! I always find the harbor so refreshing and uplifting!

  5. That’s what we all clamor for – just one more! Wonderful haiku MMT


  6. Looks so pretty and relaxing there!

  7. They are all gathering for the family bird meal.

  8. superb view! Are you lucky enough to live near this scene?
    fish-flesh would make for a good tongue twister!

  9. The perfect words for this photo. Great shot!

    My Blue Monday.

  10. that is their raison-d’etre! I love to watch them waiting for handouts….

  11. Or they will settle for a chicken sandwich if available! Nice to see that you see blue water once in a while. The desert is stark and beautiful but water can be so nourishing.

  12. Well you captured two of my favorite things…California and water…sigh…

  13. I love blue water and pelicans. Lovely shots. I specially love blue and white china..or whatever! Thanks for your visit.
    Happy week,

  14. Great shot and great haiku ~ At the moment ArtMuseDog and I are safe ~ thanks for caring ~ hugs and namaste ~ ^_^

  15. Oh what a pretty blue. I love the water. Thanks for sharing. And thanks for stopping in to visit my blue post today too.
    Have a great week,

  16. A nice peaceful scene. I love people watching at the waterfront 😉 Happy Blue Monday

  17. Thanks for sharing.

    Happy Blue Monday.

  18. beautiful capture of wings and what lovely blue water that is…and yes wonderful words too…thank you for wishing for healing to come my way…:)

  19. Yes, seagulls are always waiting for fishing ships to enjoy a banquet.
    Nice image and excellent haiku; it sounds beautifully.

  20. look at the beautiful sea. So peaceful and lovely.

  21. Beautiful capture! Always a pleasure to visit the blue-ti-ful crew from SMiling Sally’s! Have a wonderful week! Come visit me soon. If you like giveaways I ahve a double one going on!

  22. Great shot and beautiful haiku.

  23. Very nice haiku – I love to watch the seagulls and pelicans at the docks looking for something to eat.

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