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Stone of remembrance atop a headstone, Yuma Pioneer Cemetery, Yuma, Arizona

after the dust storm
placing a painted blue stone
on her loved one’s grave

Haiku and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
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Posted on October 4, 2015, in 5-7-5, Arizona, Blue Monday, Macro Monday 2, Our World Tuesday, Yuma Pioneer Cemetery and tagged , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 26 Comments.

  1. Lovely picture and touching poem.

  2. Ah gee, that is so sad…yet beautiful!

  3. Very poignant.. A very beautiful haiku.. MMT..

    Do visit me to encourage..


  4. What an interesting custom … a beautiful photo and yes, a sad haiku …

  5. Ah ! Eternal love ! Deep with pathos !

  6. What a beautiful tribute! You sure found a unique blue today.

    Have a Beautiful Blue Monday!

  7. A wonderful, calm picture!

  8. I really like this Haiku and it makes me think of my mom who passed early this year. It is tradition in my family to place a penny on the headstone. I can completely relate to this poem. Thank you!

  9. Never heard of placing a blue stone on a headstone….and where in the world would you find such a stone ?
    Beautiful photo.

  10. your haiku’s and photos always go well together, but this time it is beyond words.

  11. A lovely share with a stunning blue stone. Love the words too. Thank you for sharing/

  12. Wonderfully written haiku. It brings me to a place of pause within.

  13. So simple but so meaningful. Love it.

  14. A small yet beautiful and meaningful memorial to that lost beloved one, touching haiku.

  15. The small, smooth symbol of earth is beautifully centred in th this moving scene.

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