Category Archives: New Mexico

Ancestors

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Ruins of an ancient village, Bandelier National Monument, New Mexico
 


Our ancestors knew
how to listen to squashes,
pry secrets from beans.

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Forest

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Forested portion of Bandelier National Monument, New Mexico
 


is it a forest
or some troubling enigma—
my Zen teacher’s back

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Opening

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Doorway, Santa Fe, New Mexico
 


opening the door
only to close it again
in and out and in

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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More Carpe Diem: “Jim Kacian’s ‘Chopping Wood'”

Sweetness

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Ancient ruins, Pecos National Historical Park, northern New Mexico
 


an ancient sweetness—
essences of cloud and stone
mingling on my tongue

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Content

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Animas River, Aztec, New Mexico
 


at the river’s edge
how content the cottonwood
to gather shadows

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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More Carpe Diem: “Issa’s ‘At the River’s Edge'”

Soon

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Valles Caldera National Preserve, northern New Mexico
 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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More Haiku My Heart at Recuerda Mi Corazon
 
More Carpe Diem: “Shiki’s ‘A Flash of Lightning'”

Gleaming

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Bandelier National Monument, northern New Mexico
 


gleaming in the grass
ten thousand coins of pure gold
disguised as flowers

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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More Haiku My Heart at Recuerda Mi Corazon

Trust

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Pathway, Pecos National Historical Park, northern New Mexico
 


Does not the pilgrim
simply trust the open path,
though the way is long?

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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More Carpe Diem: “Issa’s ‘Simply Trust'”

Scrap

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Aztec Ruins, Aztec, New Mexico
 


a scrap of wisdom
nestling in the ruined walls—
pilgrim souls rejoice

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Shadow Shot Sunday 2
 
More Haiku Horizons: “Scrap”
 
More Carpe Diem: “Pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela”

Holy Circle

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Sacred Heart Church, Farmington, New Mexico
 
Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher

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