Monday, May 23, 2011

photo: Martin G. Wienert; Sachseln, Switzerland (May 2011)

morning in May
I lift up my eyes
to the mountains

(AW, May 2011)


Devika said...

what a perspective and photo for the haiku, Angelika...and so beautiful a timber-building; lovely :)


haiku-shelf said...

Thank you, Devika!

It is an old house (parts were built in the 13th century for example door sills, ceilings) but inside there are new bathrooms, internet, tv -- so old and new together. The house belongs to a hotel (building next door) where we had breakfast and dinner. We have stayed there (this old house) for the second time (first time 1995).

The village is a place of pilgrimage (pilgrimage of the Road to Santiago, Way of Saint James). So every day you hear a lot of church bells (church, chapels).

Best wishes,

Devika said...

okay so really is majestic and brings that glory of former retain and modernise a 13 century building is not a small deal :)

Road to Santiago - need to read about that...the post altogether was enchanting Angelika, really :)


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Crafty Green Poet said...

what a lovely building!

haiku-shelf said...

Thank you for your comments!

Happy Pentecost!


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