Category Archives: blossom

Fallen

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Blossoms fallen from an Indigo Bush, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


some fallen blossoms
littering the desert sands—
that is all there is

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Gleaming

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Bandelier National Monument, northern New Mexico
 


gleaming in the grass
ten thousand coins of pure gold
disguised as flowers

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Shifting

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Melon blossom, Southern California
 


in the melon field
a shifting world of darkness
underneath the vines

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Perhaps

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Globe Mallow at twilight, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


Perhaps the tortoise
needs the mallow’s flickering
to find its way home.

 

Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Bribing

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Ironwood tree in bloom, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


in hidden places
conspiracies of blossoms
bribing bumblebees

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Conspiracies

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Ironwood tree in bloom, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


in hidden places
conspiracies of blossoms
bearing up the sun

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Blazing

Magnolia
Magnolia blossom, Southern California
 

magnolia candle
blazing up to light the sky
and the pilgrim’s way

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Sparrows

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Desert Globe Mallow, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


to the last blossom
sparrows trill an empty song—
west wind scatters notes

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Wastelands

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Ocotillo blossoms, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Southern California
 


Something in the air
compels the ocotillo
to call wastelands home.

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Ripening

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Trailing Milkweed (Sarcostemma hirtellum), Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


strewn along the branch
a thousand years of darkness
ripening to stars

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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