Category Archives: Arizona

Waiting

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Seed pods on a Palo Verde Tree, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


seed pods waiting for hungry creatures

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Rejoicing

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Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


at twilight
all the twisted things
rejoicing

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Without

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Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


without potatoes
a great hunger in the land—
these dusty acres

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Muffled

Mystery
Dusk, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


deepening silence—
a struggle to hear voices
muffled by the earth

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Sniffing

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Saguaro cactus at dawn, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


sniffing the silence
around an old saguaro
searching for a song

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Sizzling

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Gnarled ironwood tree, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


heat-tolerant plants—
immigrants rest till nightfall
then slip farther north
 
~~ ~~ ~~
 
another sizzling day in the Sonoran

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Moments

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Indigo bush at sundown, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


what the clouds whisper
can never be repeated—
these sundown moments

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Framed

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Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


even the shadows
clamor for mountains to fall
and crumble to dust

 
~~ ~~ ~~
 

clouds and shadows framing the mountains

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Wingless

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Garden at Sanguinetti House Museum, Yuma, Arizona
 


seeking one ripe plum
on a level garden path—
wingless butterfly

 

Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Carpe Diem: “Wings”
 
More Haiku My Heart at Recuerda Mi Corazon

Waiting

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Sunset, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


waiting for a dream
underneath the wisdom tree—
still I clutch a twig

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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More Carpe Diem: “Trees”

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