Iris along a walkway, Alameda García de la Cadena, Zacatecas, México

purple irises—
how enticing their fragrance
in the noonday sun

Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
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Posted on May 15, 2015, in 5-7-5, Alameda García de la Cadena, Basho, Carpe Diem, Haiku My Heart, iris, Mexico, Recuerda Mi Corazon, Zacatecas and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 15 Comments.

  1. enticing haiku MMT
    like your consistency.

  2. I’ve got a single white iris blooming in my yard. I can’t figure out whether it’s the rabbits or the deer that think the leaves are a salad bar.

  3. Wow what a beautiful photo … and the haiku fits it so well. What a surprise this Iris along the walkway.

  4. A wonderful macro and your haiku is so in tune! Lovely. Bastet

  5. a friend and I were just admiring the yellow and purple irises on our church grounds last night. lovely capture and haiku.

  6. I did not know that iris have a scent? My garden coastal irises are past bloom. I will need to check this out next year. In the meantime this glorious purple bloom and haiku is scent enough!

  7. I didn’t know they had a scent, I must pay closer attention next time I see one.
    Beautifully done.

  8. The image is stunning; I can smell the fragrance with your words.

  9. Lovely flow to this I think. And beautiful photo!

  10. Beautiful iris, the haiku is a perfect accompaniment!

  11. Blue just doesn’t get any prettier.

  12. beautiful and sweet-just like your haiku!

  13. How beautiful! There is something sensual about an iris.

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