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Day’s end, with mountains in the distance, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona

Kobayashi Issa’s haiku about a mountain’s shadow inspires me to write a new haiku:


misty day—
in evening mountain’s shadow
candyman’s flute

~~ ~~ ~~

tucked among branches
the mountain alone remains
after shadows pass

Haiku in bold and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
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Posted on September 21, 2015, in 5-7-5, Carpe Diem, Haiku Horizons, Issa, Our World Tuesday and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 8 Comments.

  1. beautiful picture and lovely lines to go with it 🙂

  2. Lovely imagery you created with what comes after.

  3. I love that image…the mountain remains!

  4. yes…it always is the strong one that remains….the frail leave no traces behind…..thoughtful…..

  5. Ah ! Splendour ! You are always awesome MMT !

  6. Delightful word choice 🙂 Creates a powerful scene in my imagination.

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