Category Archives: I Heart Macro

Glee

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First Brittlebush blossoms of November, Sonoran Desert, Maricopa County, Arizona
 


brittlebush blossoms
outshining the midday sun—
blind boy claps with glee

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Angel

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A child’s grave, Yuma Pioneer Cemetery, Yuma, Arizona
 


a battered angel
guarding in every season
the little girl’s grave

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Tumbler

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Discarded plastic tumbler, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona


the juggler fumbles—
a cup once full now empty
littering the sand

Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher

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Drought

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Cholla cactus, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Southern California
 


how a cholla thrives
where the boneset blossom dies—
centuries of drought

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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One

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Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona


only one feather
to mark the predator’s plunge
from heaven to earth

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Dangling

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Yuma Pioneer Cemetery, Yuma, Arizona
 


tombstone to tombstone
dangling between death and life
a young soldier’s ghost

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Squeezed

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Castoff wire, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


The full moon squeezes
behind a strip of thin wire,
waiting to pop out.

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Consuming

try it
Gazania in bloom, Southern California
 


fierce the crimson flame
consuming every petal—
caterpillars flee

 
Text and photo © 2012 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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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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