Thursday, December 4, 2008

Haiku Friday -- Whispered to the Wind

brilliant, clear blue skies
contrast the barren beauty
of the grand boulders

secrets of the land
kept hidden through the ages
whispered to the wind

how the rock does stand
but lets the blue sky shine through
we can only guess

as the seasons pass
the rock strong, unyielding
guards the secrets well

This pictures was taken last May when Carrie and I visited Acoma Pueblo near Albuquerque, New Mexico. The mesas and rock formations are a sight to behold as they jut up from the desert floor with there flat tops and huge rocks that seem to do the impossible as they balance on each other. Geologist think they know how and why, but Indian folk lore is so much more appealing when visiting this part of our country.


Hootin' Anni said...

This is amazing Patsy!!! I love it. I can feel that I'm almost right there in the photo itself, the way you have with words. The strong rock is guarding it!!!

storyteller said...

Beautiful haiku and rock formation from the Southwest.
Hugs and blessings,

Momisodes said...

Wow! What a gorgeous shot. I can only imagine how amazing it was in person. You captured it wonderfully in haiku :)

Eaton Bennett said...

Delightful Haiku, I could almost hear the whispers being told to the wind. So many places and people I would love to visit and meet in the States!

Thank you for showing my link needed
renewing. :)