Peering from the pines photo SoCalJune2013088a_zps3076634e.jpg
Southern California

peering at parched hills
from the coolness of the pines—
ten more miles to go

Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
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Posted on June 10, 2013, in Blue Monday, California, Carpe Diem, haiku, Southern California, Straight Out of the Camera Sunday and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 14 Comments.

  1. Any haiku about a traveller/movement is a winner to me, not sure why, just always like it. I enjoy that you stated the exact miles, gives an urgency and precision – very nice.

  2. So nice. My first thought was of the pines in Arizona but went with the teahouse.

  3. Restful. Perfect.

    Happy Blue Monday.

  4. Splendid writing.. 🙂

  5. Have a good Monday

    much love…

  6. Thank God for the pines! I love how they frame the hills in your photo! Cool

  7. under the cool pines
    would a gentle thoughtful host
    needle the traveler


  8. Ten ‘more’ miles to go – camping sounds like a plan to me 🙂

    the weary swagman

  9. ten more miles, I’m exhausted just reading that

  10. looking at parched hills, today I’d be inclined to stay in the coolness of the pines! (it’s one of those days wherein my energy is l o w.

  11. Very nice feel to this!

  12. I can really feel the coolness of the shade… desert walks i’ve done … so I feel the shade and the 10 more miles…

  13. Surprise last line for me. Love the photo as well.

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