Category Archives: REDnesday

Blurring

Cemetery rose photo SonoranMar20133356a_zpsca4fcd5e.jpg
Cemetery debris, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


how a hazy moon
can blur the battered petals
of a cast-off rose

 

Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Brush

First silk blooms photo SonoranMar20131854a_zps21a43b92.jpg
Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


how stray silk flowers
blooming on mesquite branches
brush away the snow

 

Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Burning

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Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


fire on the mountains
burning off remaining snow
a dove’s mating call

 

Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Bouquet

Cemetery detritus photo SonoranMar2013587a_zps7e54546b.jpg
Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


the cemetery
surrenders another sad bouquet
to spring gusts

 

Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Searching

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Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


twilight to twilight
searching for caterpillars
on red silk flowers

 

Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Hope Street

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San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, México
 
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Vanity

Stray silk flower photo SonoranFeb2013743a_zps80920f38.jpg
Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


crimson silk flower
seemingly rooted in sand—
shameless pretender

 

Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Watered

El Charco del Ingenio photo SanMiguelJune2012701a_zpsa80f2bc8.jpg
El Charco del Ingenio, San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, México
 


Windmill-forsaken,
still the red cactus blossoms
mine the deep waters.

 
Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Old Mariachis

Old Mariachis
 

Painting at Fábrica La Aurora San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, México
 


old mariachis
their faces creased with music
tumbling through the night

 
Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Too Early

Early blossom photo SonoranJan20131921a_zps09e62ecf.jpg
Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


too early for spring
one tattered crimson silk rose—
something hidden stirs

 

Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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