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Morning

Dawn, Gila Mtns.
Subtle early morning shadows steal across agricultural land, Yuma County, Arizona
 


on little mice feet
morning skitters through the field
too early for crows
~~ ~~ ~~


Can a mouse move without skittering?

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Skulking

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Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


mysterious shadows skulking through the desert

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Remembering

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Yuma Pioneer Cemetery, Yuma, Arizona
 


next to your tombstone
a blue vase filled with flowers
remembering you

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Stealing

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Late summer twilight, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Southern California
 


evening shadows stealing over the mountains

 
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Abandoned

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An abandoned house, Zacatecas, México
 

empty room
shadows in mourning
no one’s home

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Sizzling

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Gnarled ironwood tree, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


heat-tolerant plants—
immigrants rest till nightfall
then slip farther north
 
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another sizzling day in the Sonoran

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Framed

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Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


even the shadows
clamor for mountains to fall
and crumble to dust

 
~~ ~~ ~~
 

clouds and shadows framing the mountains

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Finding

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Someone’s lost locket, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Southern California
 


a golden locket
mistaken for a pebble
still love at first sight
 
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finding lost things in the desert

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Sweetness

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Ancient ruins, Pecos National Historical Park, northern New Mexico
 


an ancient sweetness—
essences of cloud and stone
mingling on my tongue

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Cleft

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The Citadel, Wupatki National Monument, Northern Arizona
 


The cleft affords a grand view.


high country morning—
through a cleft in the stone wall
the scent of campfires

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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