Downplay

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Discarded materials from a construction site gathering evening shadows, Southern Arizona
 
 


In a box of castoff wood,
Shadows do what shadows should:
Downplay darkness, accent light,
Making all the world seem right.
 
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Shadows find homes in strange places.

 
 
Text and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Posted on May 7, 2016, in Arizona, Rhyming poetry, Shadow Shot Sunday 2, Six-Word Saturday, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 16 Comments.

  1. Great stuff, Teach!

  2. Why is this lumber was off? I can think of useful projects around here but being 2000 miles or so away means it stays in AZ…nice shadows fall upon the land as the workday is over

  3. lovely haiku to go with the remnants from re-building.

  4. “Shadows do what shadows should…” ☺

  5. Can’t help but wonder what they were used for!

    • magicalmysticalteacher

      I wish I knew too, but I have no idea.

      On Sat, May 7, 2016 at 9:15 AM, Magical Mystical Teacher wrote:

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  6. Creative shadow shot ~ unique ~

    Happy Mother’s Day in the USA

  7. That really is an odd bit of wood. The shape reminds me of a sluice box – used for dredging in gold panning. But I imagine that would be impossible there. So i don’t know. an interesting one.

    • magicalmysticalteacher

      It’s an odd find, I agree!

      On Sat, May 7, 2016 at 2:49 PM, Magical Mystical Teacher wrote:

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  8. glad you noticed this home of shadows! I hope someone will use this wood.

  9. Gosh, I could sure make something cool with all that wood….great photo

  10. Hi! It seems you’re still active shadow shooter….Summery greetings from Finland!

    • magicalmysticalteacher

      I’m glad to see you back, my Finnish friend!

      On Thu, May 12, 2016 at 4:08 AM, Magical Mystical Teacher wrote:

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  11. Fascinating. I love how the words and image work together.

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