Category Archives: Arizona

Dangling

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Yuma Pioneer Cemetery, Yuma, Arizona
 


tombstone to tombstone
dangling between death and life
a young soldier’s ghost

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Macro Monday 2
 
More Our World Tuesday
 
More I Heart Macro at Shine the Divine
 
More Carpe Diem: “Garry Gay’s ‘In the Cemetery'”

Glow

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Morning glow, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona


ordinary earth
basking in a twilight glow
holy is its name

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Our World Tuesday
 
More Carpe Diem: “Sacred Earth”

Remembering

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River stone, Roxaboxen Park, Yuma, Arizona
 


in a desert land
stones from rivers far away
muttering dark tales
 
~~~ ~~~ ~~~
 
fingering these stones
remembering the builders
and the destroyers

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Macro Monday 2
 
More Carpe Diem: “River Stones”
 
More The Art of Remembering at Recuerda Mi Corazon

Peace

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Yuma East Wetlands, Yuma, Arizona
 


beyond lighthouses
where wooded wetland havens
welcome the weary
~~ ~~ ~~


finding peace beside the still waters

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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More Carpe Diem: “Lighthouse of Alexandria”

Bag

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Sunrise making the Milky Way invisible, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


a brown paper bag
concealing the Milky Way
clutched in a child’s hand

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

Beyond

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Indigo bush at sunrise, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


What the trees whisper
in a language beyond words
no mere tongue can tell.

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More SkyWatch Friday
 
More Carpe Diem: “Shiba Sonome’s ‘An Oak Deep in the Woods'”

Kept

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Spent sunflower, Yuma East Wetlands, Yuma, Arizona
 


Though petals wither,
beauty’s promises are kept
by ripening seeds.

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Macro Monday 2
 
More Monday Mellow Yellows
 
More Carpe Diem: “Inner Beauty”

Jolting

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Yuma Quartermaster Depot, Yuma, Arizona
 


from known to unknown
old wheels creaking and groaning—
journeying music
 
~~ ~~ ~~


Jolting journey to a better place…

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Blue Monday
 
More Six-Word Saturday
 
More Shadow Shot Sunday 2
 
More Sunday Scribblings 2: “Music”
 
More Carpe Diem: “The Wheel of Fortune”

Brushed

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Twilight, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


canvas of the sky
brushed with clouds and withered leaves—
the shape of twilight


~~ ~~ ~~
 
howling at daybreak
pack of restless coyotes
slouching toward the sun

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More SkyWatch Friday
 
More Haiku Horizons: “Sky”
 
More Carpe Diem: “Shiba Sonome’s ‘Dogs Howling'”

Hoarding

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Saguaro cactus, Sonoran Desert, Maricopa County, Arizona
 


saguaro cactus—
the desert’s water-bearer
hoarding precious dew

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More SkyWatch Friday
 
More Carpe Diem: “Aquarius”

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