Haiku # 189

fresh scent of anise:

the pilgrim’s first recompense

then, a deep silence

Monastery of Hozoviotissa, Amorgos – Greece

# 189

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4 thoughts on “Haiku # 189

  1. snowbirdpress July 7, 2012 / 9:18 pm

    Stunning image … wonderful haiku…. This haiga is very good.

    • The right mood July 8, 2012 / 10:03 pm

      Thank you for your comment, it’s a very beautiful place, indeed. 🙂

  2. jmnartsy July 10, 2012 / 4:55 am

    I’d love to visit all those Greek monasteries located in such isolated, hard-to-access places which, of course, was the idea, they didn’t want company! This one looks like it is just stuck to the rockface with glue!

    • The right mood July 12, 2012 / 10:14 am

      that’s right! I won’t say visitors are not welcome, but they really fight for isolation and silence. The building is out of view until the very last part of a long rocky path and it’s breathtaking! It’s glued to a vertical rock and overlooks the sea. Perfect, if you don’t suffer from vertigo!

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