Category Archives: Macro Monday

Star

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Wayside flower, Greenlee County, Arizona
 


how one tiny star
keeps me on the homeward way
lullaby of light

 
Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Balanced

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Sunflower in an irrigated field, Southern Arizona
 


Sometimes paradise
is a sunflower balanced
between earth and sky.

 
Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Scattered

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Trailing Milkweed (Sarcostemma hirtellum), Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


Who scattered these stars
across wilderness washes
while owls were singing?

 
Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Storytellers

Incense

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Ironwood (Olneya tesota) in bloom, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


Never uprooted,
ancient ironwood still blooms—
sweet desert incense.

 
Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Ripe

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Spider, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


stumbling home at dusk
a spider ripe with eggs
blocking my way

 
Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Companion

Ocotillo blossom photo AnzaBoApril2013396a_zpsf0315734.jpg
Ocotillo blossom, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Southern California
 


near nightfall
one fading blossom
my sole companion

 
Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Lion

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Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale) Southern California
 


Lion in the grass,
because the shadows know you,
they cower in fear.

 
Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Candle

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Wide-throated Monkeyflower (Mimulus brevipes) Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, SoCal
 


in the wilderness
a fragile candle burning
calling down the sun

 
Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Guiding

Ocotillo, March 2013 photo AnzaBoMar2013253a_zps3b300e08.jpg
Ocotillo blossoms, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Southern California
 


brighter than the stars
fiery flowers guiding me
through the wilderness

 
Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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