Haiga, Haibun, Haiku & #15: Snow Air & March NaHaiWriMo 2018

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Hawai’i Snow Ground

measured. from base. to peak. the tallest mountain. in the world. is Mauna Kea. on the Big Island—Hawai’i. to be clear. above sea level. Mt. Everest. is the tallest mountain. more than half. of Mauna Kea’s height. is below. sea level.

at this point. this flight. is probably 14,000 feet. or more. above sea level. (about 2.5 miles). this winter there is snow. on Mauna Kea. today (March 14-15, 2018). two more inches of snow. are expected to fall.

atop Mauna Kea. are the Mauna Kea Observatories. a gateway. to observing. the universe. from Hawai’i.

mountain high
through my window
new snow

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thin air
above cloud mountains
rice cake winter

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for March Prompt #15 NaHaiWriMo 3-15-2018

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Angie Werren March 15 — mountain

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