Discarding

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Remains of a discarded shoe, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 
 


the longest journey—
discarding her worn-out shoes
so she can move on

 
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out of one life, into another…

 
Text and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Hole

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April dawn, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 
 


looking for a way
to save the first morning light—
hole in my pocket

 
Haiku and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Stormy

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Thunderheads gathering on a spring afternoon, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 
 


stormy afternoon—
an opening in the clouds
letting light leak through

 
Haiku and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Opening

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Sagging wooden doors, Santa Fe, New Mexico
 


opening the doors
only to close them again—
house of smothered dreams

 
Haiku © 2016 and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Breach

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Apache County, Northern Arizona
 


walking the fence line
with clouds my sole companions—
a breach in the sky

 
Haiku © 2016 and photo © 2012 by Magical Mystical Teacher

Gathering

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Agave in bloom, April 2016, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Southern California
 


gathering wisdom
from sky and lizard and stone—
agave blossoms

 
Haiku and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Weaver

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Navajo loom, Hubbell Trading Post, Ganado, Arizona


on her loom
Navajo weaver
makes magic

 
Haiku © 2016 and photo © 2012 by Magical Mystical Teacher

Burning

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First light of day on a palo verde tree, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


Would Moses recognize this burning bush?

 
Text and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Ash

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Fading ocotillo blossoms, April 2016, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Southern California
 


On a lizard’s tongue
the fading scarlet blossoms
turn to dust and ash.

 
Haiku and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Showers

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Agave in bloom, April 2016, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Southern California
 


showers of pollen
falling from the agave—
lizards take shelter

 
Haiku and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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