Category Archives: Blue Monday

Looking

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Palo verde tree, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


looking for a sign
amid the tangled branches—
any one will do

 
Haiku and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Fallen

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A fallen saguaro cactus, Sonoran Desert, Maricopa County, Southern Arizona
 


Fallen saguaro—
how many more moonrises
until I fall too?

 
Haiku and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Evening

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A saguaro cactus, Sonoran Desert, Maricopa County, Southern Arizona
 


Wilderness evening—
what key unlocks the secrets
hidden in the clouds?

 
Haiku and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Brushed

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A palo verde tree, growing beside a Maricopa County wash, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


Brushed by passing clouds,
the palo verde’s tresses
still remain unkempt.

 
Haiku and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Flick

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Three friends at the koi pond, Japanese Friendship Garden, Phoenix, Arizona
 


a flick of her wrist
to try to attract the koi—
everything changes

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

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Day’s end, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


Mourning doves nestle
among the twisted branches,
stained with day’s last light.

 
Haiku and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Gecko

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Ceramic gecko on a wall, Zapopan, Mexico
 


hot summer morning—
gecko scrabbling on the wall
disturbs the dog’s nap

 
Haiku and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Hidden

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Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Southern California
 


six hours till sundown
and every hidden creature
keeps its cunning way

 
Haiku and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Crashing

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Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument, Northern Arizona
 


volcanic mountain—
wave upon wave of ashes
crashing into pines

 
Haiku © 2016 and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Empty

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Sunlight through a stained glass window pools on the floor, Sacred Heart Church, Farmington, New Mexico
 


no music
dislodging silence
empty church

 
Haiku © 2016 and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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