Category Archives: autumn

Tranquil

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Autumn afternoon, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
  


Tranquil afternoon—
a lizard’s flickering tongue
shatters the silence.

 
Haiku and photo © 2017 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
More Midweek Motif at Poets United: “Silence”

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Blaze

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Animas River near Cedar Hill, San Juan County, New Mexico
 


Autumn by autumn
a blaze along the river
outshines every sun.

 
Haiku © 2017 and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
More SkyWatch Friday
 
More Haiku My Heart at Recuerda Mi Corazon
    
More Midweek Motif at Poets United: “Autumn”

Sunflowers

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Robert J. Moody Demonstration Garden, Yuma, Arizona
 


Deepening autumn—
the dowdy old sunflowers
put on their last show.

 
Haiku and photo © 2017 by Magical Mystical Teacher
  
  
More Macro Monday 2
    
More Midweek Motif at Poets United: “Autumn”

Nap

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Autumn color, Northern Arizona
 

an afternoon nap—
the shape of the old dog’s breath
among autumn leaves

 
Haiku © 2016 and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
More Macro Monday 2
 
More Ruby Tuesday Too
 
More Haiku Horizons: “Shape”

Without

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Autumn sunrise, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


rising as balloons
a thousand clouds at daybreak—
autumn festival
 
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one more day’s journey
without a destination—
I lay down my flute

 
Haiku and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Carpe Diem Special #170
 
More Haiku My Heart at Recuerda Mi Corazon

Sunflowers

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Sculpted metal sunflowers, Robert J. Moody Demonstration Garden, Yuma, Arizona
 


stretching out my hand
to caress a sunflower
before the first frost

 
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sunflowers pointing the way to autumn

 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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More Carpe Diem: “Autumn”

Restless

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Animas River near Cedar Hill, San Juan County, New Mexico
 


In an old photo
restless leaves are still turning
into little suns.

 
Haiku © 2015 and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Wednesday Waters #24
 
More Carpe Diem: “Colorful Leaves”
 
More Sunday Scribblings 2: “Restless”

Permission

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Leaves littering a sidewalk, Lexington, Kentucky
 


Who gave permission
for these leaves to loose themselves
from the neighbor’s trees?

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Macro Monday 2
 
More Ruby Tuesday Too
 
More Carpe Diem: “Inspired by Richard Wright”

Autumn

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Haiku Heights
 
 

This evening the wind
is pecking at my window
with its autumn beak.

 
© 2012 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
More Sensational Haiku Wednesday: “Traditional Haiku”

More September Heights: “Autumn”

Nipping

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Winter, where are you?
Just over the horizon,
nipping autumn’s heels.

 
Text and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: Northern Arizona
 
More Carry On Tuesday poems with the theme “Where Are You?” here
 
More The Thursday Think Tank with the theme “Winter” here
 
More Haiku My Heart at Recuerda Mi Corazon here
 
More SkyWatch Friday photos here
 
More Friday’s Fences photos here
 
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