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Virgin of Guadalupe on a headstone, Wellton Memorial Cemetery, Wellton, Arizona

At the journey’s end
one more weary soul takes flight—
autumn turns to ash.

Haiku and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
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Posted on December 7, 2016, in 5-7-5, Arizona, haiku, Midweek Motif, Poets United, Recuerda Mi Corazon, Twelve Days of Mary, Wellton Memorial Cemetery and tagged , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 22 Comments.

  1. Like it!! Autumn turns to ash…beautiful line.

  2. to ultimate peace….beautiful…

  3. I am a leaf, I am an entire life! Moving and powerful.

  4. Words that make you think!

  5. Weary soul indeed. That fits me to a T these days. Smiles.

    • magicalmysticalteacher

      Sometimes I think that I am going to spend the last years of my life being tired all the time. I hope not, but it sure feels that way!

      On Wed, Dec 7, 2016 at 10:16 AM, Magical Mystical Teacher wrote:


  6. All that I know about us is that beautiful things never last….beautiful haiku, MMT!

    • magicalmysticalteacher

      That’s the way of it, isn’t it? “Beautiful things never last.” But, then, the ugly things don’t last either!

      On Wed, Dec 7, 2016 at 10:49 AM, Magical Mystical Teacher wrote:


  7. I always look forward to your offerings. The photo is usually very simple yet profound. Your haiku is always amazing.

    • magicalmysticalteacher

      Thank you, Fran. I’m glad the words and images speak to you.

      On Wed, Dec 7, 2016 at 11:11 AM, Magical Mystical Teacher wrote:


  8. Your words speak to me, a weary traveler, still on the path.

  9. Beautiful. And, she will be there to meet us.

    • magicalmysticalteacher

      It always helps to have someone waiting for us at the end of a long and wearying journey.

      On Wed, Dec 7, 2016 at 12:54 PM, Magical Mystical Teacher wrote:


  10. Lovely last line. Lovely haiku.

  11. And then comes winter……

  12. and with this final letting go-finally peace.

  13. amazing how so much more is said, with fewer words…
    beautiful. thank you.

  14. Though the ash is light the aviator sounds weary.. may brighter days take flight

  15. Just beautiful thank you. Even singing about your weariness inspires others to think about Life, as we cannot contemplate the light without the dark and vice versa!

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