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Flung

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 © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Gratitude

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Prickly Poppy (Argemone pleiacantha), Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


ways of spear and thorn—
pilgrims quake with gratitude
for the daily tests

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Blue Iris

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Iris along a walkway, Alameda García de la Cadena, Zacatecas, México
 

the simple brilliance
of this singular moment—
blue iris blooming

 
Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Incense

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Ironwood (Olneya tesota) in bloom, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


Never uprooted,
ancient ironwood still blooms—
sweet desert incense.

 
Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Aglow

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Chuparosa (Beloperone californica) Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Southern California
 


fiery desert birds
nesting in a lonely bush
tiny throats aglow

 
Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Wedding

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California poppy (Eschscholzia californica) Southern California
 


On their wedding day,
Earth, clutching golden blossoms,
says her vows to Sky.

 
Text and photo © 2013 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
 
More Postcards from Paradise at Recuerda Mi Corazon
 
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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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