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Swallowed

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Red Dirt Shirts, Sedona, Arizona
 


Some shadows like to swallow buildings.

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Listen

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


Old ruins tell new stories. Listen!

 
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Stripped

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Navajo National Monument, Northern Arizona
 


stripped by autumn frost
a lonely sentinel tree
guarding the canyon

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Shining

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Desert sunflower (Geraea canescens), Navajo National Monument, Northern Arizona
 


Desert flowers shine in shadowy places.

No one can tell me
why the stones are smudged with smoke
disguised as shadows.

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Flung

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Sunflower at daybreak, Southern California
 


Someone flung these stars
across the meadow at dawn—
bees claw at their hearts.

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Desolation

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An outcropping of stone, Wupatki National Monument, Northern Arizona
 


seeking one ripe plum
in lands of desolation
raven sniffs the wind

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Dreadful

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Hardened lava flow, Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument, Northern Arizona
 


dancing and praying
dark and dreadful shadows kiss
creature, cloud and stone

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Hiking

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Southern California
 


Old pines do a shadow dance.


hiking up parched hills
through the coolness of the pines—
ten more miles to go

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Portal

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


Through the portal another world waits.

 
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Heads

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Alhondiga de Ganaditas, a former granary (now a museum) in Guanajuato, México, where the heads of four insurrectionists, including that of Padre Miguel Hidalgo, were displayed for 10 years by the Spanish authorities as a warning to their Mexican subjects
 


Four heads hung here 10 years.

 
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