Dove at daybreak photo Sonorandove2_zps90d7b1db.jpg
Dove at daybreak, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona

how the barren branch
hosts a hungry mourning dove
while God turns away

Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
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Posted on September 9, 2014, in 5-7-5, Arizona, Carpe Diem, Haiku Horizons, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 11 Comments.

  1. poor mourning doves … but a beautiful photo, one of your best.

  2. The barren branch, the hungry dove….and a most beautiful photo. Wow! Many thanks!

  3. dove in mourning
    branches poke god in the eye
    where is the life


  4. That photo would be such an excellent prompt…just stunning and tells so many stories;
    mourning dove
    sturdy branch holds on
    seeks peace

  5. Your haiku suits the photograph so well MMT

  6. A mourning dove.. and god turning away.. somehow it shows a barren word where only the earth, the tree supports us.. a very strong symbolism in this haiku

  7. ah ! a precious one ! your words are always magical MMT , it is as if the desert ,the dove the branch are there for you , posing for your masterpiece haiku !

  8. I particularly like “hosts” – wonderful word that conveys connection.

  9. Well-expressed! Loved it. 🙂

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