Old iron wheel photo Alamitos.wheel_zpsxtijqivl.jpg
Iron wheel on farm equipment, Rancho Los Alamitos, Long Beach, California

How far we have come
from the land of stones and thorns—
how far yet to go!

Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
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Posted on July 1, 2015, in 5-7-5, California, Carpe Diem, Haiku Horizons, Long Beach, Rancho Los Alamitos and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 12 Comments.

  1. We have come far … nice response mmt

  2. nice shot, very rustic 🙂

  3. an interesting thought

  4. Excellent, MMT. There is a performance currently ongoing here themed How Far We Have Ccome (literally) detailing the birth of our nation from pre-colonial days. Your haiku is so apt. 🙂

  5. And miles to go before we sleep….

    • magicalmysticalteacher

      Ah, another lover of Robert Frost! 😉

      On Fri, Jul 3, 2015 at 4:15 PM, Magical Mystical Teacher wrote:


  6. It’s been such a journey. Thanks for the reminder.

  7. Archana Kapoor

    what an amazng thought!!

  8. Nicely evocative. Makes me think of Europe. Thanks. J x.

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