Desperation

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Abandoned bed springs, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


through hot desert nights
desperation drives their dance
naked on the springs
 
~~ ~~ ~~
 
the rusty bedsprings—
nestling in each coil some sleep
summer nights forgot

 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Poetry Pantry #245
 
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More Haiku Horizons: “Sleep”

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Posted on March 29, 2015, in 5-7-5, Arizona, Carpe Diem, haiga, Haiku Horizons, Poetry Pantry, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 16 Comments.

  1. in the blazing drought
    with no water in the spring
    a dry river bed

    cheers!
    jzb

  2. What an image with so many hidden meanings…great photo!

  3. LOL…..you’ve surpassed yourself MMT

    circle stamps
    embedded in backs
    hot desert night

  4. What is it with old bed springs. I find them everywhere when I go hiking or exploring.

  5. Wonderful, with loads of meaning! 🙂

  6. hot is her work
    cactus a welcome friend
    on her back

  7. sunmer please don’t come yet 🙂

  8. simple words arranged so wonderfully as to have these layers of meanings .. wonderful !

  9. Both are wonderful but the last speaks to me…..

  10. Archana Kapoor

    awesome… love the arrangement of words… 🙂

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