Category Archives: San Diego

Beacon

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Old Point Loma Lighthouse, Cabrillo National Monument, San Diego, California
 
old beacon
hailing all strangers ~
mind the land*


three come sailing in at dusk
spirit, mystery, and flesh

*Opening gambit by Wabi Sabi of Wabi Sabi: Poems and Images
 
Final two lines and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More SkyWatch Friday
 
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More Friday’s Fences #106
 
More Carpe Diem Tan Renga: “Old Beacon”

Santa’s Helpers

Santa's helpers
Waiting for the Spreckels Organ concert to begin, Balboa Park, San Diego, California
 


three Santa’s helpers
dressed against the cold and frost
awaiting orders

 
Text and photo © 2012 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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More Carpe Diem: “Frost”

Melting

Christmas singalong
Christmas singalong, Spreckels Organ concert, Balboa Park, San Diego, California
 


no frosty voices
only warmth of Christmas songs
melting every fear

 
Text and photo © 2012 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Blue Monday
 
More Ruby Tuesday 2
 
More Carpe Diem: “Frost”

Flares

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Blossom, sea and sky—
their language flares with truth, child,
but please tell me why.

 
 
Text and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: California buckwheat in bloom, Cabrillo National Monument, San Diego
 
More One Single Impression poems with the theme “Language” here
 
More Sensational Haiku Wednesday with the theme “Flare” here
 
More Straight Out of the Camera shots here
 
More Watery Wednesday photos here
 
More SkyWatch Friday photos here
 
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More REDnesday photos here
 
More Himmelsk photos here

Together

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Row on row
they lie together—
friends in arms.

 
 
Text and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery, San Diego, California
 
More Haiku Heights with the theme “Friendship” here
 
More PicStory #10 with the theme “Some Green” here
 
More Monday Poetry Train Revisited #133 here
 
More SkyWatch Friday photos here
 
More Ruby Tuesday photos here
 
More REDnesday photos here
 
More Himmelsk photos here

Nothing

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A frank confession:
I peer into the distance,
but I see nothing.

 
 
Text and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: Cabrillo National Monument, San Diego, California
 
More Sensational Haiku Wednesday with the theme “Distance” here
 
More Haiku Heights with the theme “Confession” here
 
More Watery Wednesday photos here
 
More REDnesday photos here

Need

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In need of healing,
she gazes through the window
to the distant sea.

 
 
© 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: Old Point Loma Lighthouse, Cabrillo National Monument, San Diego
 
More One Single Impression poems with the theme “Need” here
 
More Postcards from Paradise at Recuerda Mi Corazon here
 
More Sunday Scribblings with the theme “Distant” here
 
More Straight Out of the Camera shots here
 
More Watery Wednesday photos here
 
More Haiku Heights, Prompt #53, here
 
More Skywatch Friday photos here
 
More Ruby Tuesday photos here
 
More REDnesday photos here

Cabrillo

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Needing to explore,
Cabrillo went the distance
and found a new world.

 
 
© 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: Monument to Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo, Cabrillo National Monument, San Diego
 
More One Single Impression poems with the theme “Need” here
 
More Postcards from Paradise at Recuerda Mi Corazon here
 
More Sunday Scribblings with the theme “Distant” here
 
More Straight Out of the Camera shots here
 
More Watery Wednesday photos here
 
More Haiku Heights, Prompt #53, here
 
More Skywatch Friday photos here
 
More Ruby Tuesday photos here
 
More REDnesday photos here

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