Category Archives: Blue Monday

Birth Pangs

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Detail from a mural, San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, México
 


birth pangs at midnight
the poem in my belly
kicking to be free

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Protector

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Section of a mural on a house wall, San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, México
 


pilgrim on the way
a rose for her protector—
Mary, Queen of Hearts

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Later

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A colorful street, San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, México, February 2014
 


safe amid shadows
pilgrim mind does not play tricks—
later truth will come

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Resting

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Yellow trumpet bush (Tecoma stans), Yuma Quartermaster Depot, Yuma, Arizona
 


two pilgrims resting
in the blooms’ cooling shadows—
arduous journey

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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If

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Yuma Conservation Garden, Yuma, Arizona
 


in the wilderness
water for the weary one—
would the stones were bread

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Retired

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Old hay rake, Yuma Conservation Garden, Yuma, Arizona
 


retired from hay fields
farm implement at high noon
raking sharp shadows

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Afternoon

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Puerto Nuevo, Baja California Norte, México
 


afternoon shadows
I love them too much to think
the moon will melt them

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Succor

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Yuma Pioneer Cemetery, Yuma, Arizona
 


One in need
turns to Lady Blue
for succor.

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Delight

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Puerto Nuevo, Baja California Norte, Mexico
 


mornings with Mary
you hear the angels clapping
with unfeigned delight

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Lagoons

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Puerto Nuevo, Baja California Norte, Mexico
 


on a street in Perm
or some street in Mexico—
lagoons of romance

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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