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A rusting tractor, Yuma Conservation Garden, Yuma, Arizona

a change in fortune—
tractor that once plowed the earth
now rusts in the sand

Photo and haiku © 2017 by Magical Mystical Teacher
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Posted on January 24, 2017, in 5-7-5, Arizona, Haiku My Heart, Midweek Motif, Poets United, Ruby Tuesday Too, Sky Watch Friday, Yuma, Yuma Conservation Garden and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 13 Comments.

  1. But it is still here, a testament to all the rows it furrowed over many years. Much like me, LOL.

  2. It would be great put in a park so kids can play on it.

  3. Such a cute little tractor too.

  4. there’s always sadness for some in change of fortune…a nice one…

  5. Ah, yes! Memorabilia as a site of social and moral change. Maybe it should be the guns that rust.

  6. Beautifully poignant!

  7. I think there are many of us who feel just like that tractor,


  8. great pic and lovely words that complement it so well.. the sands of time..

  9. At least he’d got company to talk to!

  10. It represents so much even rusty and unused. Beautifully done!

  11. Rosemary Nissen-Wade

    A striking image.

  12. Such is so much of life. Sigh.

  13. reclamation in process….

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