a tale of tails, tenacity, and tedium, as told by me, usually barefoot and bellowing

Sunday, September 6, 2015

Ancestors

Picture and prompt
from
Ancestors walked here
Carefully placing the stone
I can feel them now

26 comments:

Keith Hillman said...

I often feel the presence of people past when I walk in remote places.Your words complement the picture so well.
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Helen said...

Gail, you took a serene landscape ~ created a complex,beautiful poem.

Josie Two Shoes said...

Perfectly done, and so true of the land on which your feet walk.

Abhishek Ghosh said...

beautiful words like the picture

Bekkie Sanchez said...

Nice quotes to match the beauty of the photo!

Debbie said...

ooooh very nice gate and fence, it would be good for thursday as well. i enjoyed this!!!!!

Sandra said...

perfect words... and if we remove the fence i can see native americans sitting on their horses staring out at that stunning view

Alex J. Cavanaugh said...

You were definitely related to them!

Berowne said...

Fine response to the prompt...

Kathe W. said...

I have felt my ancestors presence also- nicely said!

Arkansas Patti said...

Wow, I can see myself leaning on the fence drinking in the view and a steaming cup of tea.
I get those feelings when I walk where history was made.

McGuffy Ann Morris said...

Very nice haiku for this prompt.
The picture makes me think of a novel I read as a teen: Mary Dove.

Lynne said...

I am sure you do feel it now . . .
Phenomenal photo . . .

Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

Lovely post! And the photo is absolutely magical!

DEE DEE said...

Small and precise.

DEE DEE said...

Small and precise.

Karen S. said...

I feel them too. Such a lovely mag theme this week. Very thought provoking.

Karen S. said...

I feel them too. Such a lovely mag theme this week. Very thought provoking.

Lowcarb team member said...

Your words and picture prompt - excellent !

That is a great picture.

All the best Jan

Other Mary said...

So profound. I love this, Gail.

Ida said...

Fantastic photo and the words went so well with it.

Kutamun said...

Yes its that sort of place isnt it

Susan Anderson said...

Goose flesh reading this.

=)

Jinksy said...

The past is always present... ♥

Michael said...

the echoes of our families undone

Ankita said...

gives a feeling of nostalgia..nice :)

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