Pathway through Kofa NWR photo Kofapath_zps5036e609.jpg
Kofa National Wildlife Refuge, Southern Arizona

on the shortcut path
ten thousand shifting shadows
rushing at my feet

Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
More Carpe Diem: “Buson’s ‘On the Shortcut Path'”

Posted on July 14, 2014, in 5-7-5, Arizona, Buson, Carpe Diem, Kofa National Wildlife Refuge, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona and tagged , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 11 Comments.

  1. I like the sense of mystery. Short-cuts can definitely have that!

  2. love the ten thousand shadows rushing at your feet and great photo ~ thanks, ^_^

    artmusedog and carol (A Creative Harbor)

  3. Beautiful… Scary and mysterious…

    I have nominated you for an award. Congrats!!
    Here is the link to my post:

  4. Shortcuts are more full of hurdles than any path… beautiful..

  5. Just shows there are trees lining the path which obviously has water source! Nicely MMT!


    • magicalmysticalteacher

      Good observation, Hank! A tree grows where water flows!

      On Tue, Jul 15, 2014 at 9:55 AM, Magical Mystical Teacher wrote:


  6. And shifting sandy tracks … graeat haiku and loved the photo!

  7. Thousand shadows creeping around you …. spooky idea, but every shortcut path has its surprises …

  8. Like butter – so smooth and inviting those shadows especially when it is hot!

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