Outline of the Sky #haiku #photography #nature

meigetsu ya ittemo ittemo yoso no sora

autumn’s bright moon,
however far I walked, still afar off
in an unknown sky

© Chiyo-Ni a well known haiku poetess from the 18th century.


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face the path alone

destination beyond  reach

wolf knows the way


silent embrace

dawn’s mountain top caress

warmth rises

Today’s prompt from Chevrefeuille’s Carpe Diem is “The Unknown Sky.”

The photograph was taken of the Sierra Madre foothills when all was still and cool.

The photo has a sensual feel that I always feel compelled to write about *wink*

What lies in the unknown sky for you?


27 thoughts on “Outline of the Sky #haiku #photography #nature

  1. When I was in Hayward County (Union City) a few weeks back – I saw a few mornings like that from the hotel window.
    The mountains looked so close, first there were the neighborhoods, then the industrial park maybe a farm or two. But we did take a little walk up a few ‘baby’ hills that were in the public park towards the east of my mountainous view.

    Cheers, Jules


      1. …Like redirecting that typhoon that is near Japan.

        We had to go to AZ last year and stopped in at a park where the cactus where hundreds if not thousands of years old.


  2. face the path alone
    destination beyond reach
    wolf knows the way

    When one is lost and obstacles along the way, there can still be someone to offer help but be wary of hidden danger. How true Moonie!



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