Keening

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Wellton Memorial Cemetery, Wellton, Arizona
 


three sighs to sundown
and the full pink moon’s blooming—
cemetery blues
the keening of doves at dusk
and on the cusp of morning

 
Text © 2015 and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Posted on July 30, 2015, in 5-7-5-7-7, Arizona, Carpe Diem, Sky Watch Friday, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona, tanka, Wellton Memorial Cemetery and tagged , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 11 Comments.

  1. What a wonderful tanka mmt. It seems like you’re becoming an addict to tanka. I would say ‘that’s quit an addiction … go for it’.

  2. Beautiful capture for the day!!

  3. Beautiful, atmospheric scene.

  4. I love the keening of doves- love your tanka form

  5. Very we;; done, MMT.Iloved the picture.

  6. Wonderful and impressive shot.

  7. Oh! Perfect. Beautifully illustrated.

  8. Oh I just love this image…whenever I see “doves” in haiku or tanka I smile (my mom’s name was Colombe, dove in French) 🙂

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