Category Archives: Blue Monday

Present

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Someone left a stone at Roxaboxen Park, Yuma, Arizona. (Read why people leave stones at Roxaboxen.)
 


tiny painted stone
present in the children’s park—
gravel speaks in tongues

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Roxaboxen

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Mrs. Cranston left a stone at Roxaboxen Park, Yuma, Arizona. (Read why people leave stones at Roxaboxen.)
 


“Neat story, neat place!” Jada says.

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Scriptures

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Yuma Conservation Garden, Yuma, Arizona
 


still desert waters
mirroring each palm and cloud—
scriptures in the pond

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Crystal

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Along the beach, Puerto Nuevo, Baja California Norte, México
 


crystal clear sunlight
reflects all colors in the mirror—
shadow of a dragon


huddling in a seaside cave
Jonah hides himself from God

 
*Opening gambit © by Chèvrefeuille at Carpe Diem: “Crystal”
 
Final two lines © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Boundless

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Ceramic tile chile (official New Mexico spelling!), Roxaboxen Park, Yuma, Arizona
 


boundless harvest—
baskets brim with chiles
flames devour tongues

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Empty

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A desolate playground, Southern Arizona
 


daughter’s empty swing
wind sweeps away her laughter
funeral at 10

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Close

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Yuma Pioneer Cemetery, Yuma, Arizona
 


close to the tombstone
blue pitcher filled with flowers—
someone remembers

 
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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Stirring

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Battered wagon wheel, Yuma Quartermaster Depot, Yuma, Arizona
 


a trip long ago
still stirring up memories—
winter’s bitter wind

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Drenched

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A ship under full sail, painted on a restaurant door, Puerto Nuevo, Baja California Norte, México
 


Sometimes letters come,
drenched in salt spray from the sea—
the same old stories.

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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