Footprint in a sandy wash, Apache County, Arizona

choosing a new path
before the wind can erase
yesterday’s footprints

Haiku © 2016 and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
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Posted on November 9, 2016, in 5-7-5, Apache County, Arizona, haiku, Haiku Horizons, Midweek Motif, Poets United and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 15 Comments.

  1. Make hay while the sun shines so to speak. Good to act fast, lest one gets left behind!


  2. that would be an adventurous step….

  3. Too true. And yet, good in a way. Very good. And serene.

  4. Yestersdays are so important in the sculpting of new days

    much love…

  5. Oh, I like this, and love the footprint photo.

  6. It all takes a first step I suppose–

  7. Yes, that is the ideal, I think. Doesn’t always happen this way though.

  8. looks like the right footwear to me, are they your footprints?

  9. Interesting phrasing! I love the thought of making a new decision while effect of yesterday’s decision is still visible.

  10. While I dont disagree there is nothing quite like stepping out into an undiscovered world as though you were the first person ever to visit! Living close to the desert you must have a chance to do that!

  11. Rosemary Nissen-Wade

    With all speed, then! 🙂

  12. Very clever We can get lost if the wind erases all footprints

  13. Of course! Let us not trudge down those paths that past experience has proven to be the wrong ones!

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