Category Archives: Floral Friday Fotos

Pretending

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Orchid, National Botanic Gardens of Ireland, Dublin
 


A greenhouse orchid
pretends to be a peacock,
fanning its proud tail.

 
Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Rainbow Passing By

Golden autumn
Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


rainbow passing by
brushing yellow everywhere—
one fragile flower

 
Text and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Sunflower Woman

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Frost-damaged sunflower, Northern Arizona
 


Sunflower Woman,
you bow your head to hoarfrost,
yet you keep your crown.

 
Text and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Far Away

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


ocotillo blooms—
far away a willow tree
whispering my name

 
Text and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Morning Glory

Morning glory
 
Wayside morning glory, San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, México
 


eccentric garden—
a single morning glory
tangled in my heart

 
Text and photo © 2012 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Sassing the Moon

Cactus flower
Cactus flower, San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, México
 


She sasses the moon,
her saucy, fresh face aglow—
little bewitcher.

 
Text and photo © 2012 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Someone Flung These Stars

Sunflower and bee
 

Sunflower at daybreak, Southern California
 


Someone flung these stars
across the meadow at dawn—
bees claw at their hearts.

 
Text and photo © 2012 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Talent by Design

Tamarisk blossoms
 

Tamarisk (Tamarix spp.) or saltcedar blossoms at daybreak, Southern California
 


Wreathed with holy breath,
tamarisk begins to bloom—
talent by design.

 
Text and photo © 2012 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Discarded Blossoms

Calif. buckwheat
 

California buckwheat (Eriogonum fasciculatum)
 


discarded blossoms
beside the path at daybreak—
my passion fading

 
Text and photo © 2012 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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‘Fill My Cup with Blue’

Jimson flower
 

Jimson flower, Southern California
 


“Fill my cup with blue,”
empty jimson flower begs—
sky just shrugs and laughs.

 
Text and photo © 2012 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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