photo Los Alamitos.butterfly_zps1izxo8ub.jpg
Butterfly gathering nectar at Rancho Los Alamitos, Long Beach, California


the shadows lengthen
a butterfly lifts its wings—
afternoon thunder

Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
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Posted on July 3, 2015, in Basho, California, Carpe Diem, Haiku My Heart Friday, Long Beach, Rancho Los Alamitos, Recuerda Mi Corazon and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 16 Comments.

  1. I can hear the thunder. 🙂

  2. I too can hear the thunder and thrill at the possibility of summer time rain…

  3. Wonderful shades both in picture and in haiku. 🙂

  4. Great capture of a moment, MMT.

  5. Beautiful photo…hope the thunder brings rain!

  6. And change will happen . . . somewhere.

  7. what type of butterfly is it? awesome close up 🙂

  8. Oh I like the juxtaposition of heavy and delicate

    Much love…

  9. Yes; a perfect match. Exceptional catch.

  10. Oh Wow a marvelous haiku!

  11. This one is simply beautiful!

  12. I can feel the weight of that storm the rattle of the thunder, thanks for the imagery

  13. I’ve always loved the idea of the butterfly effect … nicely done!

  14. gorgeous-in all the best ways!

  15. A perfect haiku moment, beautifully captured.

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