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Moonrise at Imperial Sand Dunes Recreation Area, Southern California

Yosa Buson’s haiku about pear blossoms and moonlight inspires me to write a new haiku:


White blossoms of the pear
and a woman in moonlight
reading a letter.

~~ ~~ ~~

the moon blossoming
just enough for a woman
to write love letters

Haiku in bold and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
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Posted on September 24, 2015, in 5-7-5, Buson, Carpe Diem, Imperial Sand Dunes Recreation Area, Sky Watch Friday, Southern California and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 11 Comments.

  1. Both are beautiful…I feel a hint of double entendre sensuality in the first one but maybe I am still dreaming;)

    • magicalmysticalteacher

      No doubt Buson is much more sensual than I am! 😉

      On Thu, Sep 24, 2015 at 6:18 AM, Magical Mystical Teacher wrote:


  2. What a gorgeous shot of the moon!! You did take my breath away with this one!! Thanks for sharing the beauty! Hope you have a great weekend!!

  3. Amazing capture.

  4. Wow . . . great shot, an impressive sky and photo!
    I visit you just from Skywatch Friday.
    Please come return to my Blog
    Have a nice weekend.
    I send greetings from Germany

  5. Greetings and Salutations! Clapping. Still clapping. Nice image.
    JM, IL

  6. We seem to be on the same wavelength this week, Teach. First the watermelon, and now this:

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