Category Archives: Blue Monday

Shopping

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Shopping in San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, México
 


From the mercado
she carries in her basket
daily bread and light.

 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Jazz

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Joshua White, performing at Village Jazz Series, Yuma, Arizona
 


bending to the notes
after endless rehearsals—
the jazz musician

 
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Sticking

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Cholla cactus, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Southern California
 


not even a scream
can dislodge desert shadows—
a fine sticking point

 
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Chip

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Shard of a discarded cup, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


fragmentary blue—
a castoff chip of teacup
hoarding scraps of light

 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Thumping

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A vaquero searching for his cattle, El Charco del Ingenio conservation area, San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, México
 


thumping the wasteland—
the steady clippity-clop
of a horse’s hooves

 
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Unperturbed

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Dead mullein stalks, poking out of snow, northern New Mexico
 


First rooster crowing—
a snowy mountain meadow
remains unperturbed.

 
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Harvest

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Adobe with blue door, northern New Mexico
 


wintry shadows dance
on the ripe adobe walls—
harvest safe within

 
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Window

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Blue window, northern New Mexico
 


past the blue window
the widow’s spring kimono
wrapped in brown paper

 
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Family

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El Santuario de Chimayo, Chimayo, New Mexico
 


loving family
even on snow-covered paths
no faltering steps

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Solitude

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Wayside shrine, Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe, San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, México


At the wayside shrines
those pursuing solitude
calm their restless souls.

Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher

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