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Autumn sunrise, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona

After the new moon
a blaze in the eastern sky
startles a white dove.

Haiku and photo © 2017 by Magical Mystical Teacher
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Posted on October 18, 2017, in 5-7-5, Arizona, haiku, Haiku My Heart, Midweek Motif, Recuerda Mi Corazon, Sky Watch Friday, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona, sunrise and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 20 Comments.

  1. I find this poem compelling. The dove is a symbol of peace and with this new moon perhaps peace is disturbed? Sanaa is right, it’s powerful!

  2. What a GORGEOUS sunrise! Wow!

  3. Rosemary Nissen-Wade

    Lovely, vivid contrast.

  4. Appreciating sunrise is denied the late sleepers.


  5. Ah yes awe captured at its best.


  6. Oh I could stare at this picture for hours. Your words enhance the feeling of morning – glorious.

  7. We can always expect the best when it comes to your post. Well done and enjoyed.

  8. A gorgeous sky with lovely, poetic words

  9. Wonderful sky capture!!

  10. WOW! That is almost enough to make me get up early…. helluva capture!

  11. She flies… white on a crimson sky…

  12. Nice! I love your dove haiku.

  13. wow! these are THE colours!

  14. to paint with words is an art that transcends the material word. you are a gift as vibrant as this sunset capture!

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