Category Archives: Southern California

Vineyard

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Wine grapes ripening, Temecula Valley Wine Country, Southern California
 


a vineyard at dawn
someone with a brush of light
painting the fragrance

 
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

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Welcoming

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


welcoming twilight
as though it were an old friend
coming for supper

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Clearing

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


clearing the flyway
for every star in waiting
crow’s persistent cry

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Clear

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Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Southern California
 


in the wilderness
how clear the sky at midday—
my house is too small

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Consuming

try it
Gazania in bloom, Southern California
 


fierce the crimson flame
consuming every petal—
caterpillars flee

 
Text and photo © 2012 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Bones

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Agave past bloom, turning brittle in the sun, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Southern California
 


Tell me, Grandmother,
why the old agave’s bones
pierce each passing cloud.

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Bending

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Unicorn Plant (Proboscidea althaeifolia), Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Southern California
 


these wayside flowers
bending toward a shadowed stone—
Cassatt dips her brush

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Tapestry

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Ocotillo branches, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Southern California
 


wild and thorny threads—
ocotillo tapestry
woven through the sky

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Solitude

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Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Southern California
 


for the wanderers
forty years of solitude
in the wilderness

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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