Category Archives: Guanajuato

Whistling

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Early morning street scene, San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, México
 


whistling to his dog
as the shadows clear away
old man shuffles home

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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If…

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San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, México
 


If anyone comes,
do not open the gate, child—
the melons will flee.

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Canyon

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San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, México
 


glowing at twilight
an ancient concrete canyon—
someone drops a spoon

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Heads

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Alhondiga de Ganaditas, a former granary (now a museum) in Guanajuato, México, where the heads of four insurrectionists, including that of Padre Miguel Hidalgo, were displayed for 10 years by the Spanish authorities as a warning to their Mexican subjects
 


Four heads hung here 10 years.

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Singing

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Pedestrians on a semi-shady street, Guanajuato, México
 


afternoon retreat
from sunlight into shadow
singing to the stones

 
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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Air

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Aloe in bloom, El Charco del Ingenio conservation area, San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, México
 


something in the air
urging the bee and aloe
to smooth winter’s pleats

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Eager

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El Charco del Ingenio conservation area, San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, México
 


a trip through shadows—
eager this April morning
for the gifts of light

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Dreams

Morning shadows
 
Woman walking home from market, San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, México
 


walking home alone
through the early spring shadows
in step with her dreams

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Honey

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Wayside shrine, the Virgin of Guadalupe, San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, México
 


all the little shrines
reviving weary pilgrims—
honey on the way

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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