Category Archives: California

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.

 
Haiku and photo © by Magical Mystical Teacher

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?


 
Photo and haiku © by Magical Mystical Teacher

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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Shadow Shot Sunday 2: Midday

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Only a few shadows are visible at midday in California’s Anza-Borrego Desert State Park.
 

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Blue Monday & Ruby Tuesday Too: Art

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“Odyssey, 1973” is an art installation in Balboa Park, San Diego, California.
 

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Shadow Shot Sunday 2: Adobe Abode

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An adobe house sits in the shadows of an oak at Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological Preserve, Riverside County, California.
 
  
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Blue Monday & Ruby Tuesday Too: The Dead

Closer to the root
“Trabajo Fijo” by Cosme Cordova, Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, California.
 
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Briefly

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Colorful autumn leaves in California’s Inyo National Forest will soon be dashed to the ground by snow.
 


clear blue autumn sky—
great joy, albeit briefly,
before the first snow

 
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Where and Why

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The Pacific Ocean reaches shore yards away from the U.S.-Mexico Border at Border Field State Park, California.
 


Where are the children?
Why does the sea seem to weep
as autumn draws near?

 
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