Railroad Haiku

Verde Valley Train
Hundredth Anniversary
Celebration Fair

Last weekend, my dear friend Sallie and I participated in an art show in Clarkdale that was in conjunction with Arizona’s Centennial.  The Verde Canyon Railroad is celebrating its 100th year in operation, as well, and is now a popular tourist attraction.

The weekend’s activities included free train tours,

 the art show

wild animals

a delicious BBQ lunch

live music, a huge merchant tent, and lots of visitors.

Hanging out with Sallie and her friends was the best of all!

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~ by Dawn Elliott on February 16, 2012.

15 Responses to “Railroad Haiku”

  1. It looks all so sunny and happy and joyful… I wish I’d been there to eat the bbq lunch, visit the art show and have good times… in a way, I was there a bit, thanks to you!

  2. wha~hoo!
    a Bar~B~Que!!
    stole one of the ripe cherry tomatoes;
    my bad …

    R everywhere }}


  3. Oh those sweet moments of celebration and sharing with a friend ! Looks like a great time !
    Happy Friday !

  4. A hundredth anniversary always sounds so grand. Nice haiku to go with the celebration. That BBQ lunch is making me hungry 🙂

  5. It looks like a wonderful weekend! Glad you had a good time. 🙂

  6. Looks like a FUN celebration! Everything included!


  7. Looks like so much fun! And the weather!
    Wow…I am a bit envious.
    Your art booth is beautiful…I wanna be there!

  8. Fun time ~ lots of art and great friends ~ thanks for sharing ~namaste, carol (A Creative Harbor) ~ enjoy the weekend ^_^

  9. Love to see fun and joy!!!

  10. What fun. There is nothing like riding an old train, soaking up the atmosphere of happy people, and exploring beautiful art along the way.

  11. There’s so much joy here, enough to share. Do you mind if I help myself? Why, thank you!

    Waiting for the Women

  12. That looks like so much fun!

  13. oh dawn thank you for this wonderful post! what a wonderful event and yes, being with sallie would be the very best part of all! thanks for all the photographs and joy!

  14. This sounds like it was a wonderful weekend. I’ve been on the Durango to Silverton train and the skunk train out of Ft. Bragg; was this train like those? Hope you sold lots.

  15. Chugga chugga choo choo!
    Looks like a fun event. My brother lives not too far from Cottonwood in Oak Valley. I have a few friends around there. The BBQ looks really good!
    I like the way you use a local event in haiku. Making life art in a sense. Great stuff.


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