Monkey flower photo AnzaBoMar2013037a_zps78797dbb.jpg
Wide-throated Monkeyflower (Mimulus brevipes) Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, SoCal

in the wilderness
a fragile candle burning
calling down the sun

Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
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Posted on April 2, 2013, in Anza-Borrego Desert, California, haiku, Macro Monday, Monday Mellow Yellows, Southern California, The April Heights 2013 and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 15 Comments.

  1. What a great image this creates.

  2. I love the way you stick to the true spirit of haiku… you indeed have a soul of Jap haiku master.. must be Issa. By the way, he is my favorite…

  3. *bows* how a lone plant can be a candle, beckoning the sun. what a image your haiku creates. amazing!

  4. Can such a tiny flower ‘call down the sun’ I wonder? I would like to hear this!

  5. Such a lovely, whimsical, almost mystical view of sunlight and flowers!

  6. Wow…just wow. Speechless and in love with your words.

  7. MMT…I think Sun must be obliging it.. well done..


  8. Beautiful words and can picture the earnest and humble entreaty.

  9. This is so beautifully done 🙂

  10. this one is quite daring one 🙂

  11. This is wonderful. 😉

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