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Light

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Arizona church interior, decorated for Christmas
 


On the longest night
a light pierces the darkness—
tidings of great joy.
~~ ~~ ~~


In the darkness, a light shines.

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Blacksmith

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Blacksmith at work, Yuma Quartermaster Depot, Yuma, Arizona
 


outside a cabin
the hiss of iron heating
in a roaring forge
~~ ~~ ~~


blacksmith bending iron to his will

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Sweet

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Wayside shrine, Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe, San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, México
 


all the little shrines
reviving weary pilgrims—
honey on the way
~~ ~~ ~~


Sweet is the taste of holiness.

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Company

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


this old house
keeping company
with the wind

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Shifty

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November sunrise, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


shape-shifters
lurking everywhere
day and night
~~ ~~ ~~


shifty creatures creeping through the dawn

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Angel

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A child’s grave, Yuma Pioneer Cemetery, Yuma, Arizona
 


a battered angel
guarding in every season
the little girl’s grave

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Ending

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Long shadows at day’s end, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


As shadows lengthen,
ants snuggle down for the night,
their mother the sand.
~~ ~~ ~~
Shadows lengthen as the day ends.

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Uprooted

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Uprooted Desert Agave, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Southern California
 


its prodigal blooms
shying away from wastelands—
Chinese bellflower
~~ ~~ ~~
uprooted agave still shines in beauty

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Snatchers

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Mission San Xavier del Bac in the Sonoran Desert, Tucson, Arizona
 


made for snagging kites
two palms above the mission
sniffing at the wind
~~ ~~ ~~
kite snatchers waiting for some victims

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Peace

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Yuma East Wetlands, Yuma, Arizona
 


beyond lighthouses
where wooded wetland havens
welcome the weary
~~ ~~ ~~


finding peace beside the still waters

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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