Someone remembers photo YPClargegrave_zpsfd564348.jpg
Yuma Pioneer Cemetery, Yuma, Arizona

in a desert land
dust whirling round the tombstones
morning, noon and night—
how helpful to remember
the same end awaits us all

Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
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Posted on October 26, 2014, in Arizona, Blue Monday, Carpe Diem, cemetery, Recuerda Mi Corazon, tanka, The Art of Remembering, Yuma, Yuma Pioneer Cemetery and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 16 Comments.

  1. Such beauty is found in a multitude of graveyards, love the white marble, hard, majestic, memories

  2. Wow ! spiritual acceptance in this lovely haiku ~

    Happy Week ahead for you >
    artmusedog and carol (A Creative Harbor)

  3. Look for A Lovely Thing

    This tanka knocks my socks off! Seriously I hope to see more! You’re a natural.

  4. Awareness … great tanka mmt

  5. whirling indeed.
    you have a way with words.

  6. No matter where we are, there is something pretty around. Just look harder to see it. I find so much interesting information and facts in cemeteries.

  7. So true…to be aware is key and beautiful to be remembered in fondness.

  8. Wow MMT, this is just fantabulous!!

  9. Thanks for being so faithful to Blue Monday, and for sharing your blue.

    Happy Blue Monday!

  10. Sure is the only thing that is certain in this life. So important to enjoy each day we have been given.

  11. Too true. We are blown in with the breath of God, exhaled into the world, and breathed back into to Him.

  12. helpful, I suppose it is. but remembering brings a bright spot to my life, for sure

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