Sunday, July 7, 2013

Haiku Heights #262


Silently she stands,
her shaman transformation
healing the desert



Haiku (#320) & Photo by McGuffy Ann Morris
This statue is called "Transformation of the Shaman".
She stands at Mayo Clinic, Phoenix, Arizona.


Linked to: Haiku Heights
Word Prompt: Sand

56 comments:

  1. let the healing come. Nice, Annie.

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  2. To be able to heal the earth...what a gift.

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    1. Only some have such powers; it is indeed a sacred gift.

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  3. Her gentle healing hands can do a lot of good for many!! Hope it brings a lot of peace!!

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  4. Beautifully done, I know this statue to hold special meaning for you and others who travel there, and I believe that she does indeed offer peace and healing. Lovely haiku!

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    1. Thank you. In such a harsh environment, she offers hope and healing. I believe she also represents much more than meets the eye.

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  5. Sending you some healing thoughts on this hot day

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  6. Oh wow I love this one Ann =) Amazing!

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    1. Thank you! I am glad this spoke to you!

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  7. Excellent Annie. You do those so very well.

    Have a terrific day. ☺

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    1. Thank you, Sandee. You are so nice to say that.

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  8. Oh, Shaman heals by mending the soul...great take!:)

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    1. Exactly. Thank you; I appreciate your thoughts here.

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  9. Our Lady Of The Shifting Sands. Cool pic, great haiku, A!

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    1. Thank you, Ron. I appreciate your thoughts.

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    1. Thank you, Beth. I am glad you like this one.

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  11. I LOVE this one! Great job. I think I especially like it because I can really imagine her looking over me as I also live in the Phoenix area.

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    1. You must go see her. She is amazing. Thanks.

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  12. I can't even imagine how majestic that statue would be in person!

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  13. What a great shot--so much poetry in that!

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  14. This speaks to me of the power all women possess...to heal others and the earth. Too bad they don't know how powerful they are!!Sand

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  15. She's so lovely, i hope she does some good for everyone who sees her there.

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    1. She inspires hope and healing, change.

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  16. Interesting take on the sand prompt. Nice!

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  17. A nice and captivating composition!! Loved it.

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    1. I appreciate your kind comment, Usha.

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    1. Thank you, Shimon. I am glad this spoke to you.

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  19. To create a character in 3 lines? That is remarkable. To make her magic? That's incredible! I loved this...even without the photograph (which is awesome), it is a fabulous haiku.

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    1. Talon, thank you so much. I really appreciate your thoughts here. She is special to me; I am glad I did her justice.

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  20. This is a wonderful statue, and your reverential poem seems to embolden it. Thank you for coming by my blog. It is a pleasure to come here and read. ~Jane

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    1. Thank you, Jane. I appreciate your thoughts!

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  21. I love that statue and I particularly enjoyed your interpretation of the prompt. Marvelous words

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    1. Thank you, Kalpana. I am happy this spoke to you.

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  22. She is beautiful and I know she is a favorite. Having been there I share in your awe ... your Haiku, like all of your poetry, is stirring.

    Andrea

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    1. I am very moved by her, and this is a tribute to her.

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  23. Beautiful words, beautiful sculpture! I love Arizona!

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    1. I can understand why. It has a very raw beauty.

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  24. Healing the earth is a wonderful power to have, beautiful Haiku Ann:)

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