Ordinary Moments

The bread remembers
when it was grain in the field—
autumn abundance.
On my autumn walk
I found a breath the raven
left beside the path
For smudging ourselves,
we gather some mountain sage—
November blessing.
Autumn afternoon—
a story told by strangers
causes me to smile.

© 2022 by Magical Mystical Teacher
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Posted on November 18, 2022, in 5-7-5, haiku, Haiku My Heart, Poets & Storytellers United, Recuerda Mi Corazon, The Whirligig and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. 9 Comments.

  1. Nice work(s), Teach. #3’s my fave.


    Such sweet simple remembrances that uplift me.

  3. How lovely!!!!! Mountain sage is my favorite.

  4. I love them all… but the grain remembering is my favorite this morning. Thank you dear MMT!

  5. How beautifully you take us with you through your walk / afternoon /season.

  6. That last haiku is really speaking to me… I always love to hear (parts of) stories that strangers tell to each other and that I hear in trains or on a terrace… enjoy your weekend dear, hug from Holland.

  7. Kestril Trueseeker

    The first one is my favorite too, but these are all lovely snapshots of fall.

  8. #2 I like especially. The breath of the raven, so very nice.

  9. feeling immense gratitude for you and every gem you spin into gold!

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