Category Archives: Arizona

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
 
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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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Ancient ones

An old Palo Verde tree, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 

Sometimes paradise
is the play of tangled light
on broken branches.

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Whetting

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Palo Verde tree at dawn, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


wilderness morning—
old raven whetting her tongue
to cut the silence

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Full

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Sunrise, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


in perfect silence
the wilderness at sunrise
full of grace and truth

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Ripened

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


more precious than pearls
ten thousand ripened seed pods
all the hungry come

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

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Desiccated remains of a saguaro cactus, Sonoran Desert, Maricopa County, Arizona
 


in untamed places
things twisted and forgotten—
distant is the plum

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Scoured

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Sonoran Desert, Maricopa County, Arizona
 


forever walking
along an endless pathway
scoured by wind and sun

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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