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Teahouse, Japanese Friendship Garden, Phoenix, Arizona

last days of April
still linger in the teacup—
geisha swirls the dregs
~~ ~~ ~~
In the shadows, the teahouse beckons.

Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
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Posted on May 2, 2015, in 5-7-5, Basho, Carpe Diem, Japanese Friendship Garden, Phoenix, Shadow Shot Sunday 2, Six-Word Saturday and tagged , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 25 Comments.

  1. Great shot, teacherman; I want to stroll around in the shade, listen to the falls.

  2. Great shadow shot

  3. Beautiful – makes me want to go there!

  4. tea in the shade, i would definetly venture closer; have a nice Saturday

    much love…

  5. The shadows fall upon the building in such a peaceful way…a place for friends to meet and quietly converse…

  6. It does beckon, doesn’t i? It looks mysterious and inviting, I think I’d have to go and have a look.

  7. Yes, wonderful picture, nice house with a delightful garden!

  8. How beautiful. We missed that place on our trip recently.

  9. Pretty, but I’m happy that it’s May now. ;))


    I like the geisha swirls.

  11. A beautiful, shady green setting.

  12. Paula Scott Molokai Girl Studio

    Tea for two? Did you get to join a ceremonial the service while there? Always wanted to do that.

  13. So pretty! I will put this on my list of places to visit!

  14. Japanese Friendship Garden looks like a beautiful place.

  15. Beautiful place. Would love to have tea there!

  16. Looks a welcoming spot

  17. What a stunning photo…and love that last line of that haiku:)

  18. Enjoying tea as I read this…

  19. A wonderful and a picturesque place !

  20. Beautiful in all senses!

  21. It beckons and I want to check it out! ;))

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