Mother’s Day in Ollantaytambo/ Station Road (2 haiku’s) Redux

A post from the time before the time.

We got off the train from Machu Picchu at the Ollantaytambo station, walked up the station road to the town square and came upon this: Mother’s Day in Ollantaytambo. It went on all day – entertainment, raffles, prizes, politicians’ speeches. The ladies seemed to enjoy themselves, although they never clapped once.

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Later that evening, we had dinner in the restaurant down at the station and walking home we witnessed this haiku-worthy scene.

Station Road

                I

Two black dogs humping

a puzzled white terrier

on the station road.

              II

Puzzled about what?

about the expectations

of the dog in front.

photo by Marie Feeney

Taking part in Open Link over at dverse.

9 thoughts on “Mother’s Day in Ollantaytambo/ Station Road (2 haiku’s) Redux

  1. hedgewitch

    I actually laughed out loud. You’ve got a way of painting a picture, which of course is the essence of haiku–that simple line drawing that evokes an entire world, time, or in this case, experience. Enjoyed this very much, and happy post-thnksgiving to you and yours.

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