Category Archives: I Heart Macro

Bending

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Unicorn Plant (Proboscidea althaeifolia), Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Southern California
 


these wayside flowers
bending toward a shadowed stone—
Cassatt dips her brush

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Finding

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Someone’s lost locket, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Southern California
 


a golden locket
mistaken for a pebble
still love at first sight
 
~~ ~~ ~~
 
finding lost things in the desert

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Skeletal

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Remains of a Saguaro cactus, Kofa National Wildlife Refuge, Southern Arizona
 


skeletal remains
littering the wilderness—
a departed soul

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Imperturbable

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Cholla cactus, Kofa National Wildlife Refuge, Southern Arizona
 


imperturbable—
even after New Year’s Eve
nothing sharp is dulled

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Fallen

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Blossoms fallen from an Indigo Bush, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


some fallen blossoms
littering the desert sands—
that is all there is

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Lunchtime

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Insect on a yucca plant, Guadalupe Mountains National Park, Texas
 


ravenous insect
lying in wait for its lunch—
the scent of ichor

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Taskmasters

Shifting

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Melon blossom, Southern California
 


in the melon field
a shifting world of darkness
underneath the vines

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Cradling

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Yucca transitioning from blossom to seedpod, Navajo National Monument, Northern Arizona
 


plump seedpod
cradling next summer
in secret

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Staining

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Fallen chuparosa (Beloperone californica) blossom, Yuma Conservation Garden, Yuma, Arizona
 


Staining the desert—
what shall I call the blossom
that bleeds out its name?

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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