Category Archives: The One-Minute Writer

Atop the Mountain

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atop the mountain
three crows lusting for sunset
fevered excitement

 
Text and photo © 2012 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: Yavapai County, Arizona
 
More Sensational Haiku Wednesday: “Excite/ment”
 
More The One-Minute Writer: “Sunrise/Sunset”
 
More Straight Out of the Camera Sunday
 
More Shadow Shot Sunday 2
 
More Skywatch Friday
 
More Himmelsk

Just After Sunrise

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Just after sunrise
little red seeds are glowing—
ambrosia for crows.

 
Text and photo © 2012 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: Southern California
 
More The One-Minute Writer: “Sunrise/Sunset”
 
More Straight Out of the Camera Sunday
 
More Ruby Tuesday 2
 
More I Heart Macro
 
More REDnesday

If Only

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If only I’d known the words
the fences sang at sundown,
my muse would not have left me
stumbling in the dark.

 
Text and photo © 2012 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: Northern Arizona
 
More The-One Minute Writer: “If Only”
 
More One Single Impression: “Muse”
 
More Friday’s Fences
 
More Skywatch Friday
 
More Himmelsk
 

Simple Brilliance

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the simple brilliance
of this singular moment—
blue iris blooming

 
Text and photo © 2012 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: Iris along a walkway, Alameda García de la Cadena, Zacatecas, México
 
More Sensational Haiku Wednesday with the theme “Brilliance” here
 
More The Thursday Think Tank with the theme “Unique” here
 
More The One-Minute Writer with the theme “Moment” here
 
More Postcards from Paradise at Recuerda Mi Corazon here
 
More Straight Out of the Camera shots here
 
More Mellow Yellow Monday photos here
 
More Shadow Shot Sunday 2 photos here
 
More Floral Friday Fotos here
 
More Macro Monday photos here
 
More Blue Monday photos here
 
More I Heart Macro photos here

Blue Angel

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Angel, do you see
Santa coursing through the sky—
or are you just shy?

 
Text and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: Angel for sale at a shop, Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, México
 
More Postcards from Paradise at Recuerda Mi Corazon here
 
More The One-Minute Writer with the theme “Santa” here
 
More Straight Out of the Camera shots here
 
More Blue Monday photos here

Faded

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What preparation
must the faded flower make
to color again?

 
Text and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: Northern Arizona
 
More Sensational Haiku Wednesday with the theme “Preparation” here
 
More The One-Minute Writer with the theme “Color” here
 
More Photo Time with the theme “Aging” here
 
More I Heart Macro photos here

No Cure

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Sweet prickly pear fruit
laid waste by winter’s malice—
is there no shrewd cure?

 
Text and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: Northern Arizona
 
More Sensational Haiku Wednesday with the theme “Malice” here
 
More The One-Minute Writer with the theme “Cure” here
 
More I Heart Macro photos here
 
More REDnesday photos here

Affection

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With great affection,
Gentle One—and boundless joy—
you behold your son.

 
Text and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: Garden decoration, Rancho Los Alamitos, Long Beach, California
 
More A-Virgin-a-Day photos and stories at Recuerda Mi Corazon here
 
More The One-Minute Writer with the theme “Affection” here
 
More Sunday Scribblings with the theme “Joy” here
 
More Straight Out of the Camera shots here
 
More Mellow Yellow Monday photos here
 
More Blue Monday photos here
 
More Ruby Tuesday photos here

Light

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Light, at your return,
each bud and leaf and blossom
forgives your absence.

 
Text and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: Riverside County, Southern California
 
More Sensational Haiku Wednesday with the theme “Absence” here
 
More Postcards from Paradise at Recuerda Mi Corazon here
 
More The One-Minute Writer with the theme “Return” here
 
More Haiku Heights with the theme “Light” here
 
More Straight Out of the Camera photos here
 
More Ruby Tuesday photos here
 
More Macro Monday photos here
 
More I Heart Macro photos here
 
More REDnesday photos here

Thanksgiving

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All things great and small,
seed and shadow, stone and star—
for these I give thanks.

 
Text and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: Northern Arizona
 
More The One-Minute Writer with the theme “Thanksgiving” here
 
More Share the Joy Thursday ruminations here
 
More PicStory with the theme “Leaf” here
 
More REDnesday photos here

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