Category Archives: Oahu

Silence

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this watery home,
place of eternal silence—
no sailors whisper

 
 
Text and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: A portion of the sunken USS Arizona at World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument, Pearl Harbor, Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii
 
More One Single Impression poems with the theme “Silence” here
 
More Sensational Haiku Wednesday with the theme “Home” here
 
More Haiku Heights with the theme “Whisper” here
 
More Monday Poetry Train Revisited #134 here
 
More Straight Out of the Camera shots here
 
More Watery Wednesday photos here
 
More Ruby Tuesday photos here
 
More REDnesday photos here
 

Market

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Savory suppertime dreams—
onions, cabbage, bananas,
ginger, sweet yams and garlic
steamed to perfection.

 
 
Text and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: Chinatown, Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii
 
More One Single Impression poems with the theme “Dreams” here
 
More The Thursday Think Tank with the theme “Market Days” here
 
More PicStory #10 with the theme “Some Green” here
 
More Monday Poetry Train Revisited #133 here
 
More Straight Out of the Camera shots here
 
More Ruby Tuesday photos here
 
More REDnesday photos here

Frustration

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No longer able
to kick up his heels with joy,
old man needs his cane.

 
 
© 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: Chinatown, Honolulu, Hawaii
 
More Sensational Haiku Wednesday with the theme “Frustration” here
 
More One Single Impression poems with the theme “Need” here
 
More Haiku Heights, Prompt #53, here
 
More Ruby Tuesday photos here
 
More REDnesday photos here

Wind Woman

Makua Valley
 

Blind Wind Woman comes,
sniffing out fertile valleys
for something to eat.


 
© 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: Makua Valley, Oahu, Hawaii
 
More One Single Impression poems with the theme “Wind” here
 
More Haiku Heights with the theme “Blind” here
 
More Straight Out of the Camera shots here
 
More Skywatch Friday photos here
 
More Himmelsk photos here

Wave Rider

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Remember
his joy in the wind?
Wave Rider!


 
© 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: Yokohama Bay, Oahu, Hawaii
 
More Sensational Haiku Wednesday with the theme “Joy” here
 
More One Single Impression poems with the theme “Wind” here
 
More Straight Out of the Camera shots here
 
More Watery Wednesday photos here
 
More Skywatch Friday photos here
 
More Ruby Tuesday photos here
 
More REDnesday photos here
 
More Himmelsk photos here

Shimmering

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Shimmering
wind and wave and sky—
ode to joy!


 
© 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: Papaoneone Beach, Makaha, Oahu, Hawaii
 
More Sensational Haiku Wednesday with the theme “Joy” here
 
More One Single Impression poems with the theme “Wind” here
 
More Straight Out of the Camera shots here
 
More Watery Wednesday photos here
 
More Skywatch Friday photos here
 
More Himmelsk photos here

Threads

Papaoneone Beach
 

stories etched in sand—
gossamer threads of stardust
tangled in the light


 
© 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: Papaoneone Beach, Makaha, Oahu, Hawaii
 
More poems and stories from The Sunday Whirl: Wordle 9 here
 
More Postcards from Paradise at Recuerda Mi Corazon here
 
More Straight Out of the Camera shots here
 
More Mellow Yellow Monday photos here
 
More Shadow Shot Sunday photos here

Blind

Makua Protestant Cemetery
 

Though blind and lonely,
stone, deep the wisdom welling
from your sacred heart.


 
© 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: Makua Protestant Cemetery, Makua Valley, Oahu, Hawaii
 
More Postcards from Paradise at Recuerda Mi Corazon here
 
More Haiku Heights with the theme “Blind” here
 
More Straight Out of the Camera shots here
 
More Mellow Yellow Monday photos here
 
More Shadow Shot Sunday photos here

Wind

Punchbowl
 

Have you come again,
wild wind, to punish the flags
and disturb our rest?


 
© 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Honolulu, Hawaii
 
More One Single Impression poems with the theme “Wind” here
 
More Straight Out of the Camera shots here
 
More Mellow Yellow Monday photos here
 
More Shadow Shot Sunday photos here
 
More REDnesday photos here

Mischief

Makaha
 

another dragon
rising over the mountain
mischief in her eyes

 
© 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: Leeward sunrise on the Island of Oahu
 
More Haiku My Heart at Recuerda Mi Corazon here
 
More Skywatch Friday photos here
 
More Himmelsk photos here