Category Archives: Kentucky

Come, Spring

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Magical woman,
wondrous mystical teacher,
birds nest in your hair.

 
Text and photo © 2012 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: Lexington, Kentucky
 
More The Haiku Challenge 2012: “Your Blog Name”
 
More Postcards from Paradise at Recuerda Mi Corazon
 
More Straight Out of the Camera Sunday
 
More Haiku Heights: “Spring”
 

Sweeps

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autumn afternoon—
my forest meditation
sweeps me to the skies

 
Text and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: Raven Run Nature Sanctuary, Lexington, Kentucky
 
More Haiku the Heart of Joe Spadoman at Recuerda Mi Corazon here
 
More Sensational Haiku Wednesday with the theme “Meditate” here
 
More SkyWatch Friday photos here
 
More Himmelsk photos here

Good News

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When she meditates,
good news colors every leaf—
life is good again.

 
Text and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: Blackberry leaves, Raven Run Nature Sanctuary, Lexington, Kentucky
 
More Sensational Haiku Wednesday with the theme “Meditate” here
 
More Sunday Scribblings with the theme “Life Is Good” here
 
More The One-Minute Writer with the theme “Color” here
 
More The One-Minute Writer with the theme “News” here
 
More Share the Joy Thursday ruminations here
 
More Ruby Tuesday photos here
 
More REDnesday photos here

Breathless

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morning noon and night
on these leaves I meditate—
color me breathless

 
Text and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: Leaf litter, Lexington, Kentucky
 
More Sensational Haiku Wednesday with the theme “Meditate” here
 
More The One-Minute Writer with the theme “Color” here
 
More Share the Joy Thursday ruminations here
 
More Ruby Tuesday photos here
 
More REDnesday photos here

Seed

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winter’s iron grip
thirty-seven days away—
still blooms run to seed

 
Text and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: Raven Run Nature Sanctuary, Lexington, Kentucky
 
More Carry on Tuesday poems with the theme “The Summer Flower Has Run to Seed” here
 
More The Thursday Think Tank with the theme “Winter” here
 
More Postcards from Paradise at Recuerda Mi Corazon here
 
More Straight Out of the Camera shots here
 
More Watery Wednesday photos here
 
More Ruby Tuesday photos here
 
More REDnesday photos here

Fruitflesh

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The summer flower
has run to seed, its fruitflesh
plump with promises.

 
Text and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: Bush honeysuckle, Raven Run Nature Sanctuary, Lexington, Kentucky
 
More Carry on Tuesday poems with the theme “The Summer Flower Has Run to Seed” here
 
More Postcards from Paradise at Recuerda Mi Corazon here
 
More Straight Out of the Camera shots here
 
More Shadow Shot Sunday photos here
 
More Macro Monday photos here
 
More Ruby Tuesday photos here
 
More REDnesday photos here

Heart Song

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even in my heart
the fading leaves are falling—
autumn’s obsession

 
Text and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: Raven Run Nature Sanctuary, Lexington, Kentucky
 
More Postcards from Paradise at Recuerda Mi Corazon here
 
More Haiku Heights with the theme “Obsession” here
 
More Straight Out of the Camera shots here
 
More Mellow Yellow Monday photos here
 
More Weekend Reflections photos here
 
More Shadow Shot Sunday photos here
 
More Watery Wednesday photos here

Hourglass

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Winter grips my heart—
autumn’s hourglass trickles out
leaf by leaf by leaf.

 
Text and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: A wooded area in Lexington, Kentucky
 
More One Single Impression poems with the theme “Hourglass” here
 
More The Thursday Think Tank with the theme “Winter” here
 
More Haiku My Heart at Recuerda Mi Corazon here
 
More Straight Out of the Camera shots here
 
More Mellow Yellow Monday photos here
 
More Weekend Reflections photos here
 
More Shadow Shot Sunday photos here
 
More Watery Wednesday photos here
 
More REDnesday photos here

Ruby Tuesday: Cranes


 

hung along the boughs
like ten thousand paper cranes—
scarlet maple leaves

 
© 2010 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: A neighborhood in Lexington, Kentucky
 
For more Ruby Tuesday photos, click here.
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