Inn

Sonoran sunrise

Sunrise, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


At a wayside inn
pilgrims in the wilderness
bathe in holy fire.
 
~~ ~~ ~~
 
Their ablutions done,
pilgrims in shining robes stand
a little taller.

 
Haiku © 2015 and photo © 2012 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Midweek Motif: “Fire”
 
More Carpe Diem: “A Little Taller”

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Posted on October 14, 2015, in 5-7-5, Arizona, Carpe Diem, haiku, Midweek Motif, Poets United, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona, sunrise and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 23 Comments.

  1. I can see it! And feel taller.

  2. Oh this is beautiful and the photo is spectacular. Sigh. The very best, most golden type of fire – holy fire.

  3. Oh yes ~ the beauty of refining fire. Just lovely.

  4. Such rich and beautiful images you created, MMT! Brilliant….

  5. Bathing in holy fire warms my soul!

  6. Such a cool take on the prompt 😀

  7. Liked the perspective you took here.

  8. Snakypoet (Rosemary Nissen-Wade)

    NIcely imaged!

  9. I enjoy the way you caused these two topics to relate…intriguing journey.

  10. Ah…The Great Purifier…wish we all were pilgrims on this path of life…beautiful…

  11. I think we can all stand taller when we have done the right thing in life.

  12. Ah the moment o gfs purity and forgiveness. Well written

  13. This is lovely. The photo is spectacular and the poem elicits thoughts of purity and prayer.

  14. bathed in golden beauty.

  15. Your photo is especially stunning!

  16. Sometimes we need to pause in our journeys…stand up. reflect and hope that we are indeed a little taller in all possible ways

  17. Love this image and that photo made me sigh!

  18. Love the feeling of being taller….than smaller …

  19. Wonderful duet of haikus! I just had to read and re-read them 🙂

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