Stripped tree.Navajo National Monument photo Navajostrippedtree_zps45c7e4cd.jpg
Navajo National Monument, Northern Arizona

stripped by autumn frost
a lonely sentinel tree
guarding the canyon

Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
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Posted on July 6, 2014, in 5-7-5, Arizona, Basho, Blue Monday, Carpe Diem, Navajo National Monument, Northern Arizona, Shadow Shot Sunday 2 and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 15 Comments.

  1. The branches are like arms coming up from the grave.

  2. that lonely sentinel…MMT!

  3. The lonely tree… Beautiful haiku.

  4. As always my friend, I wait for your poem. Beautiful.


  5. Love the warmness n the tranquility.

  6. The haiku is as strong and formidable as the tree.

  7. Thanks for sharing this startling picture.

    Have a Happy Blue Monday!

  8. Almost hard to imagine the desert having seasons – though I know the temp changes are so different from day and night.
    Does that tree bloom? Looks like it was struck by lightning.

  9. Wonderful photo but the branches looked scary.

  10. Beautiful. Perfect for Blue Monday!

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