Category Archives: Bandelier National Monument

Chopping

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Aftermath of the 2013 flood, Bandelier National Monument, New Mexico
 


chopping winter wood
careless axeman strikes a stone
sparks nest in his beard

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Ancestors

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Ruins of an ancient village, Bandelier National Monument, New Mexico
 


Our ancestors knew
how to listen to squashes,
pry secrets from beans.

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Forest

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Forested portion of Bandelier National Monument, New Mexico
 


is it a forest
or some troubling enigma—
my Zen teacher’s back

 
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Gleaming

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Bandelier National Monument, northern New Mexico
 


gleaming in the grass
ten thousand coins of pure gold
disguised as flowers

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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