Category Archives: Blue Monday

Squeezed

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Castoff wire, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


The full moon squeezes
behind a strip of thin wire,
waiting to pop out.

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Abandoned

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An abandoned house, Zacatecas, México
 

empty room
shadows in mourning
no one’s home

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Mask

Mask at Anado's
 
Mask on outside wall, home of artist Anado McLauchlin, La Cieneguita, Guanajuato, México
 


on the western wall
terrifying all who pass—
mask with dagger teeth

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Tapestry

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


wild and thorny threads—
ocotillo tapestry
woven through the sky

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Solitude

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Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Southern California
 


for the wanderers
forty years of solitude
in the wilderness

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Blossoming

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Buildings perched on a hillside, Guanajuato, México
 


season by season
the rainbow-colored buildings
blossom on the hill

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Opening

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Doorway, Santa Fe, New Mexico
 


opening the door
only to close it again
in and out and in

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Sweetness

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Ancient ruins, Pecos National Historical Park, northern New Mexico
 


an ancient sweetness—
essences of cloud and stone
mingling on my tongue

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Imperturbable

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Cholla cactus, Kofa National Wildlife Refuge, Southern Arizona
 


imperturbable—
even after New Year’s Eve
nothing sharp is dulled

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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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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