Machu Picchu #haiku


Peru_Machu_Picchu_Sunrise_2

 

Hidden in the clouds

ancient mystery unfolds

 footprints remain

*

footprints remain

history before me

my shoes don’t fit

My friend Kristjaan at Carpe Diem has chosen the world of Machu Picchu as today’s prompt. Who would not want to marvel at a world where ancients once strode?

Photograph: Stock photography

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11 thoughts on “Machu Picchu #haiku

  1. The photograph is impressive. I knew Machu picchu was in Peru,I didn’t read about the Inca civilization.
    hidden in the clouds
    ancient mystery unfolds
    footprints remain
    I love the way the words are chosen, the picture comes alive in my mind.Thank you.

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  2. “footprints remain
    history before me
    my shoes don’t fit”
    Reminds of the question of how would I faire in the world of my ancestors under the adverse conditions … such challenges … “my shoes don’t fit”…such a memorable and thought provoking line.

    Thank you
    Peace
    Siggi

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