Category Archives: Recuerda Mi Corazon

Wingless

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Garden at Sanguinetti House Museum, Yuma, Arizona
 


seeking one ripe plum
on a level garden path—
wingless butterfly

 

Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Ripened

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Seed pods on a Palo Verde Tree, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


more precious than pearls
ten thousand ripened seed pods
all the hungry come

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Distant

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Desiccated remains of a saguaro cactus, Sonoran Desert, Maricopa County, Arizona
 


in untamed places
things twisted and forgotten—
distant is the plum

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Despite

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Sunrise, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona


Despite the bright clouds,
the wilderness keeps mourning
for all it has lost.

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Nowhere

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Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Southern California
 


from my vantage point
along the way to nowhere—
one thin note of hope

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Stumbling

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One of many ancient ruins at Wupatki National Monument, Northern Arizona
 


stumbling over stones
left so many springs ago
no one knows the tale

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Captured

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Indian Paintbrush, Navajo National Monument, Northern Arizona
 


springtime long ago
captured in a photograph
now the flower fades

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Soon

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Valles Caldera National Preserve, northern New Mexico
 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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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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Beyond

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A deep depression near The Citadel, Wupatki National Monument, Northern Arizona
 


hawk trolling for mice
stone on the distant mountain—
both beyond my reach

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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