Category Archives: autumn

Word

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Inyo National Forest near Bishop, California
 


Do you know the word
to bring back autumn’s glory,
blackbird in the pine?

 
Haiku © 2018 and photo © 2017 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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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
 
 
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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
 
 
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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
  
  
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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
 
 
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Without

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Autumn sunrise, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


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

 
Haiku and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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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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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
 
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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
 
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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
 
 
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