Category Archives: San Miguel de Allende

Fortune Teller

Stepping down
 
Bougainvillea petals litter a sidewalk, San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, México
 


a single sunbeam
scribbling runes on fallen leaves—
autumn graffiti


the half-blind fortune teller
sniffing for a sign of life

 
*Opening gambit by Mark M. Redfearn
 
Final two lines and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Space

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San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, México
 


San Miguel morning—
a space between two houses
crumbling in the sun

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Wall

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Section of a mural, San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, México
 


on a crumbling wall
iridescent hummingbird
in eternal flight

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Whispering

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View through a ruined window, El Charco del Ingenio conservation area, San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, México
 


through the south window
the desiccated grasses
whispering my name

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Whistling

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Early morning street scene, San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, México
 


whistling to his dog
as the shadows clear away
old man shuffles home

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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If…

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San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, México
 


If anyone comes,
do not open the gate, child—
the melons will flee.

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Canyon

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San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, México
 


glowing at twilight
an ancient concrete canyon—
someone drops a spoon

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Retreat

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San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, México
 


behind the closed doors
a room for quiet retreat—
seven wines of grace

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Air

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Aloe in bloom, El Charco del Ingenio conservation area, San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, México
 


something in the air
urging the bee and aloe
to smooth winter’s pleats

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Eager

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El Charco del Ingenio conservation area, San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, México
 


a trip through shadows—
eager this April morning
for the gifts of light

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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