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Blue Monday & Ruby Tuesday Too: Elephant

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An elephant helps to support a fountain at Rancho Los Alamitos in Long Beach, California.

 
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Sunflowers

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A sunflower flaunts its brightness in this detail from a painting in an art store, Angels Camp, California.
 


Everywhere they grow,
sunflowers channel the light
to brighten the world.


 
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Shadow Shot Sunday 2: Mirrored

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Autumn colors in Inyo National Forest, California are reflected in a car’s rearview mirror.
 
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Shadow Shot Sunday 2: Forest Foliage

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Autumn foliage brightens the high country of Inyo National Forest, California.
 

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Shadow Shot Sunday 2: Skull Mask

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A skull-shaped mask is displayed in Riverside (California) Art Museum.
 

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Altar

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Vicky Medina created this altar for the Dia de los Muertos celebration at Riverside (Calif.) Art Museum.
 


To honor the dead
we build a little altar—
autumn slips away.

 
 
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More Haiku My Heart at Recuerda Mi Corazon

Wonder

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Seaside flora can be seen at Border Field State Park, Southern California.
 


One crimson blossom—
I stop to kneel in wonder,
lost in love and praise.

 
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Guide

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A swallowtail butterfly is depicted in this detail from a mosaic in Springville, California.
 


Yellow butterfly,
the journey’s fraught with danger—
will you be my guide?


 
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Follow

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A path leads to distant mountains in California’s Anza-Borrego Desert State Park.
 


Hearing a blackbird
sing on the misty mountain,
I follow its voice.

 
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Shadow Shot Sunday 2: Agave

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Shadows nestle in an agave plant in California’s Anza-Borrego Desert State Park.
 

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