Category Archives: Arizona

Ruby Tuesday Too: Bandanna

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A stray bandanna makes its way through the desert, Yuma County, Arizona.
 
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Blue Monday: Long Tail

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Artwork on a wall, Ajo, Arizona.
 


A beast with an extra-long tail
Hung out on a wall near a nail.
He started to slip,
But reached out to grip
The thing that stuck out: the sharp nail.

 
  
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Shadow Shot Sunday 2: Roadrunner

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A roadrunner pauses to catch his breath before moving on. Robert J. Moody Demonstration Garden, Yuma, Arizona.
 
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Ruby Tuesday Too: Splash

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A splash of color, Robert J. Moody Demonstration Garden, Yuma, Arizona
 
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Shadow Shot Sunday 2: Barred

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A barred window at Mission San Xavier del Bac, Tucson, Arizona.
 
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Macro Monday 2: Book Cover

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Student drawing for a proposed book cover, Tucson Festival of Books, Tucson, Arizona.
 



 
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Shadow Shot Sunday 2: Walkway

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Shadows under and beyond a walkway in Historic Downtown Yuma, Arizona.
 
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Space

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Apartments and studios for artists, artisans, and creative business people, Ajo, Arizona.


An artist’s deepest longing
Is for a sacred space
Where she can paint or scribble,
And serve the human race.
 
Sometimes a lucky artist
Will find a place called home;
But if she is ill-fated,
Then she is bound to roam.

 
Revised poem © 2018 and photo © 2017 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
  
More Midweek Motif at Poets United: “Human”

Sunflower Blossoms

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Sunflowers bloom at Robert J. Moody Demonstration Garden, Yuma, Arizona
 


Sunflower blossoms remind me of you
And how you would smile while tying your shoe
To ready yourself for journeys afar;
I keep these memories stored in a jar
 
Along with a pebble and a small bone,
And feathers I found while walking alone
That summer day at the edge of the lake,
Knowing your journey had been a mistake;
 
For somewhere afar, you vanished from sight,
Your footprints erased by wind in the night;
No one could find you, though they looked for days—
You’d gone just like sunlight burns away haze.
 
Many years later, the riddle goes on:
How did you vanish like darkness at dawn?
I have no answer, but this much is true:
Sunflower blossoms remind me of you.

 
Poem and photo © 2018 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
  
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Ruby Tuesday Too: Poppies

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Memorial Day poppies decorate a veteran’s grave, Wellton Memorial Cemetery, Wellton, Arizona.
 
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