Category Archives: Blue Monday

Way

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On the shore of Upper Lake Mary, Coconino National Forest, Arizona
 


ancient fir forests
or lakes high in the mountains—
the way chooses me

 
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Tricks

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Wild asters, Apache County, Arizona
 


autumn afternoon—
the tricks my eyes play on me
in the aster field

 
Haiku © 2016 and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Tricks

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Watson Lake, Prescott, Arizona
 


how the light plays tricks—
a mountain in the distance
seems to shrug and shift

 
Haiku and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Shot

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Imperial Sand Dunes Recreation Area, Southern California
 


a quick cell-phone shot
before the sands shift again—
windstorm to the east

 
Haiku © 2016 and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Playing

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An artist’s rendering of a street scene after the catastrophic 2010 earthquake in Haiti. The painting hangs in a church in Southern Arizona.
 


playing in the street
even after the earth shifts—
a boy in blue shoes

 

Haiku and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Boxes

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Old fruit boxes, Southern Arizona
 


shaping a poem
to fit inside a fruit box—
essence of apples

 

Haiku and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Cups

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Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


folded by strong winds
creased again by driving rains—
origami cups

 

Haiku © 2016 and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Mask

Mask at Anado's
 
Mask on outside wall, home of artist Anado McLauchlin, La Cieneguita, Guanajuato, México
 


a frisson of fear—
remembering the fierce mask
on her neighbor’s wall

 
Haiku © 2016 and photo © 2012 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Dawn

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Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


birth of a new day—
songs emerging from each leaf
celebrate the light

 
 
Haiku and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Causeway

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Causeway at El Charco del Ingenio, San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, México
 


Walking the causeway,
silence carries me along,
silence and birdsong.

 
Haiku © 2016 and photo © 2012 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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