Blue Monday & Ruby Tuesday Too: Prospector

An old prospector and his burro are featured in a mural in the Prescott Public Library, Prescott, Arizona.

Chilled by late spring frost,
an old prospector heads home
after finding gold.

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Photo and haiku © by Magical Mystical Teacher

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Posted on May 22, 2023, in 5-7-5, Arizona, Blue Monday, haiku, Haiku My Heart, Recuerda Mi Corazon, Ruby Tuesday Too and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. 12 Comments.

  1. A nice depiction of an old hopeful gold rush man looking for pacer gold!

  2. Cara Hartley

    I really love this image. I was born in Colorado although I didn’t spend much time there from birth till 10 years old when my father got his professorship and was hired at the School of Mines. I used to love going to Central City and Blackhawk before they became gambling towns. My brother and I had daydreams of making a fortune gold panning. It certainly seems silly in retrospect, but I often wish I could return to those hopeful times and simple dreams.

  3. It’s very well done and depicts the history perfect, poor old gold miners worked so hard.

  4. YOu really have an eye for the 2 in one – I would have missed the blue except I knew it had to be there so was looking for it….

  5. Very interesting and evocative mural.

  6. My first thought upon seeing this mural was ,Oh my darlin’ Clementine! I looked up the lyrics. The last verse was one never known to me but gave me a giggle.
    “How I missed her! How I missed her
    How I missed my Clementine
    But I kissed her little sister
    I forgot my Clementine”

  7. Beautiful mural and lovely haiku ~

    Wishing you good health, laughter and love in your days,
    A ShutterBug Explores,
    aka (A Creative Harbor)

  8. I absolutely love this painting. Thanks for sharing, otherwise I would never have seen it.

  9. Such a great painting and your haiku takes us all to that moment… of starting the journey home…

  10. Chilly morning… but having gold in his bag must give him a warm feeling! Love the painting! Hug from Holland.

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