“La Sagrada Familia,” artist unknown, Museo Zacatecano Zacatecas, México

skipping and prancing
he leaves his parents breathless—
holy child at play

Poem © 2016 and photo © 2012 by Magical Mystical Teacher
More Midweek Motif at Poets United: “Parents”

Posted on June 1, 2016, in 5-7-5, Mexico, Midweek Motif, Museo Zacatecano, Poets United, Zacatecas and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 13 Comments.

  1. Haha! I see it–whether they join in the game or not. Very fine!

  2. I could the funny side of this as they have lifted him off the ground so he doesn’t run away again!

    • magicalmysticalteacher

      I think that’s exactly what they did! 😉

      On Wed, Jun 1, 2016 at 6:31 PM, Magical Mystical Teacher wrote:


  3. this is so cool MMT, a most appropriate scene specially for meditation on Him…i am really overwhelmed with joy…almost like our naughty baby Gopala….lovely, lovely….

  4. Rosemary Nissen-Wade

    That would certainly be a challenging parenthood!

  5. Well this one took my breath away – the picture and words so human – did Jesus ever get into scrapes and told off by his mum and dad! Hmm..thank you for the philosophical and playful pondering

    • He would have been a perfect child….no discipline problems there. In fact my son was like that….maybe I’m Mary incarnate (just joking…:)

      • magicalmysticalteacher

        I have no doubt that you are…incarnate, anyway! 😉

        On Thu, Jun 2, 2016 at 9:26 PM, Magical Mystical Teacher wrote:


  6. Well, yes…He did have his own mind from an early age! I am sure he gave Mary & Joseph a few early grey hairs. Smiles.

  7. THIS is BEAUTIFUL! I love the image of the holy child at play.

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