Diego sweeping in Jardin de las Rosas
Jardín de las Rosas, Morelia, Michoacán, México.

in a city park
sweeping up last night’s debris—
swish of holiness

Haiku © 2018 and photo © 2012 by Magical Mystical Teacher
More Midweek Motif at Poets United: “City”

Posted on July 11, 2018, in 5-7-5, haiku, Mexico, Midweek Motif, Morelia, Poets United and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. 12 Comments.

  1. Talk about a different world, from most people in the developed world experience on a daily basis.

  2. Love the sounds in this one… and the grin on the face of the spectator. 🙂

  3. Ah…early morning. All the world seems new, new beginning with each day.

  4. I like the hint of the hidden story of ‘last night’s debris—’….Nice.

  5. hypercryptical

    Yes, I wonder what happened last night too…
    Anna :o]

  6. We need a sweeper here. Our small village is overrun with tourists and, sadly, their litter! Gah!

  7. Leaves a mystery of the night before. Love the swish!!

  8. Love the ‘swish of holiness’ – like he’s sweeping hallowed ground.

  9. Yes! Lovely.

  10. oh like the swish!!!

  11. Beverly Crawford

    Swish of holiness … leaves me wondering a bit about the night before! Perfect words for the photo.

  12. Beautiful prose. Never saw this type of sweeping. A holy sound for sure.

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