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Hunger

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“Calavera Rosa” by Dirk Shultz
 
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“Calavera Verde” by Dirk Shultz
 

 

Though you’ve heard Death’s call,
still I hunger for your touch
and vibrant humor.

 
Text and photos © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, California
 
More Dia de los Muertos: The Art of Remembering at Recuerda Mi Corazon here
 
More The Thursday Think Tank with the theme “Hunger” here
 
More Sunday Scribblings with the theme “The Call” here
 
More Haiku Heights with the theme “Vibrant” here
 
More Straight Out of the Camera shots here
 
More Shadow Shot Sunday photos here
 
More Mellow Yellow Monday here
 
More REDnesday photos here

Timing

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It’s in the timing—
the rise and fall of fences
or love at first sight.

 
Text and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: Northern Arizona
 
More Carry on Tuesday with the theme “It Was Love at First Sight” here
 
More Poetic Bloomings #24 with the theme “Rise and Fall” here
 
More The One-Minute Writer with the theme “Timing” here
 
More Haiku My Heart at Recuerda Mi Corazon here
 
More Shadow Shot Sunday photos here
 
More SkyWatch Friday photos here
 
More Friday’s Fences photos here
 
More Himmelsk photos here

Moldering

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Though your bones molder,
impossible to forget—
‘twas love at first sight.

 
 
Text and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: Panteon Municipal, San Andrés Cholula, México
 
More Dia de los Muertos/Postcards from Paradise at Recuerda Mi Corazon here
 
More Carry on Tuesday with the theme “It Was Love at First Sight” here
 
More Haiku Heights with the theme “Impossible” here
 
More Straight Out of the Camera shots here
 
More Weekend Reflections photos here
 
More Shadow Shot Sunday photos here

Remembering

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Language there is none
to tell my present sorrow—
how I miss your face!

 
 
Text and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: Panteon Municipal, Zapopan, Jalisco, México
 
More Dia de los Muertos: The Art of Remembering at Recuerda Mi Corazon here
 
More One Single Impression poems with the theme “Language” here
 
More Sunday Scribblings with the theme “Present” here
 
More Straight Out of the Camera shots here
 
More Shadow Shot Sunday photos here
 

Tangled

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Sing out, if you dare,
in tangled, twisted rhythms,
tortured fencing wire!

 
 
Text and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: Northern Arizona
 
More The Height of Haiku Challenge, Day 29 with the theme “Rhythm” here
 
More Sensational Haiku Wednesday with the theme “Dare” here
 
More SkyWatch Friday photos here
 
More Friday’s Fences photos here
 
More Himmelsk photos here

Shaking

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Singers and dancers
shaking their timbrels and hips—
holy the rhythm!

 
 
Text and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: Bible open to Psalm 150
 
More The Height of Haiku Challenge, Day 29 with the theme “Rhythm” here
 

Poised

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Anticipation
keeps Salinas ever poised—
forward-looking man.

 
 
Text and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: Statue of Francisco García Salinas in Alameda García de la Cadena Zacatecas, México
 
More The Height of Haiku Challenge, Day 27 with the theme “Poise” here
 
More Sensational Haiku Wednesday with the theme “Anticipation” here
 
More Straight Out of the Camera shots here
 
More Watery Wednesday photos here
 
More Ruby Tuesday photos here
 
More REDnesday photos here

Frozen

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frozen in mid-stride
they seem to poise like statues
before moving on

 
 
Text and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: Near Ex-Templo de San Agustín, Zacatecas, México
 
More The Height of Haiku Challenge, Day 27 with the theme “Poise” here
 
More Postcards from Paradise at Recuerda Mi Corazon here
 
More Straight Out of the Camera shots here
 
More Ruby Tuesday photos here
 
More REDnesday photos here

Lost and Found

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One small coin was lost,
but found by dint of sweeping—
great the rejoicing!

 
 
Text and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: Bible open to Luke 15:8-9
 
More The Height of Haiku Challenge, Day 24 with the theme “Lost” here
 
More Haiku My Heart at Recuerda Mi Corazon here
 

Take Aim

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Oaken church door carved
to resemble a bull’s-eye—
take aim with your faith.

 
 
Text and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: Templo de Santo Domingo, Zacatecas, México
 
More The Height of Haiku Challenge, Day 22 with the theme “Bull’s-Eye” here
 
More Share the Joy Thursday ruminations here

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