Category Archives: Blue Monday

Dreadful

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Hardened lava flow, Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument, Northern Arizona
 


dancing and praying
dark and dreadful shadows kiss
creature, cloud and stone

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Master

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Sidewalk sculpture in downtown Sedona, Arizona
 


splashing his canvas
with sunrises and lizards—
a master painter

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Retreat

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San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, México
 


behind the closed doors
a room for quiet retreat—
seven wines of grace

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Refuge

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In the shade of a palo verde tree, with saguaro cactus in the distance, Kofa National Wildlife Refuge, Southern Arizona
 


in the shade a fly
takes refuge from a lizard
sizzling afternoon
 
~~ * ~~
 
hunting lizard
spies a tasty morsel
zip! zap! no fly!

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Waiting

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Old door in Historic Downtown Yuma, Arizona
 


on the door a fly
waiting for the right moment
to slip through a crack

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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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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