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Castoff piece of dinnerware, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona

Kobayashi Issa’s haiku about a plum tree at the gate, along with a piece of broken plate to illustrate the scene, inspires me to write a new haiku:


the family’s good fortune
in bloom…
plum tree at the gate

~~ ~~ ~~

plum tree at the gate—
waiting for the first blossom
to bring us good luck

Haiku in bold and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
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Posted on September 20, 2015, in 5-7-5, Blue Monday, Carpe Diem, haiku, Issa, Macro Monday 2, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 8 Comments.

  1. That’s an interesting piece of Fund; it was determined by a beautiful plate!
    Sometimes I find those shards in my garden;)

    Best, Marie

  2. A shard of Blue Willow. Lovely!

  3. What a great photo this broken piece makes….

  4. When whole, it was a beauty; however, even broken, we see its worth. Thanks for making Blue Monday special.

    Happy Blue Monday!

  5. No doubt the dish was a very pretty at first, Even the broken piece is very colorful.

  6. How clever you are with that photo…lovely haiku!

  7. Lovely blue contrast in the sand ~ lovely haiku!

    Happy Weekend to you,
    artmusedog and carol

  8. Your words are a perfect response!

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