Category Archives: Haiku Heights

Useless

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Wayside debris, Southern Arizona
 


tossed along the road
a useless bit of citrus
perfuming the way

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Bidding

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Puerto Nuevo, Baja California Norte, México
 


her useless pursuit—
bidding the sea to be still
while shadows deepen

 
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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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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Kirov

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Puerto Nuevo, Baja California Norte, México
 


perhaps a loud clap
will make the door fly open—
Ali Baba knows
 
~~ ~~ ~~
 
Mermaids Coffee Shop
dreams of Kirov in the cup
swirling wisps of steam

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Hopeful

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La Virgen de Guadalupe at a wayside shrine, Ajo, Arizona
 


ever-hopeful ones
stumbling to the wayside shrines—
great expectations

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Dew

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Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


Dew from the mountain
does not dampen desert dust—
still the white bird sings.

 
Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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La Divina Pastora

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La Divina Pastora (The Divine Shepherdess), artist unknown, Museo Zacatecano Zacatecas, México
 


 
In her dreams
she gambols with lambs—
white and black.
 
~~ ~~ ~~
 
Holy Shepherdess,
lead us to the rivulet,
where your sheep may drink.

 
Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Comforting

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Virgin of Guadalupe comforting Juan Diego, Puebla Cathedral, México
 


comforting embrace
for all the brokenhearted—
rainbow hope still glows

 
Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Placid

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Horsetooth Reservoir, Fort Collins, Colorado
 
this dark autumn night
the bright stars of Milky Way
cries of geese above*


in placid mountain waters
seven fathoms deep the song

*Opening gambit by Lothar M. Kirsch of Rheumataloge
 
Final two lines © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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