Category Archives: Cerro de la Bufa

Escape

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A Huichol woman climbs the steep path to Cerro de la Bufa, Zacatecas, México
 


a way of escape
from her daily drudgery—
ascent to the gods

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Hear My Voice, O God!


 
Hear my voice, O God, in my prayer: preserve my life from fear of the enemy.
Psalm 64:1, King James Version
 


Hear my voice, O God!
Save me from fearing my foes,
and preserve my life.

 
Text and photo © 2012 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: Statue of General Francisco “Pancho” Villa atop Cerro de la Bufa, Zacatecas, México
 
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Hummingbird Heaven

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bright crimson blossoms
high above the city streets—
hummingbird heaven

 
Text and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: Photo: View of Zacatecas, México from Cerro de la Bufa
 
More Haiku Heights with the theme “Crimson” here
 
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To Reach the Summit

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To reach the summit,
you must not dance on tiptoe,
but plod step by step.

 
Text and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: A Huichol woman climbs the steep path to Cerro de la Bufa, Zacatecas, México
 
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Ten Thousand Rooftops

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ten thousand rooftops
shimmering in the valley—
church bells stun the air

 
Text and photo © 2012 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: View from atop Cerro de la Bufa, Zacatecas, México
 
More Haiku My Heart at Recuerda Mi Corazon here
 
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Lying in My Bed

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Lying in my bed,
I resolve to travel more
to Zacatecas.

 
Text and photo © 2012 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: Zacatecas, México as seen from Cerro de la Bufa
 
More Carry on Tuesday poems with the theme “As I Was Lying in My Bed” here
 
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Tomorrow

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Number the rooftops,
count them one by one—will they
still stand tomorrow?

 
 
Text and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: View of Zacatecas, México from Cerro de la Bufa
 
More Sensational Haiku Wednesday with the theme “Numbers” here
 
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Dreams

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She dreams of pleasure—
peering across the rooftops,
her blood remembers.

 
 
Text and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: Wixáritari woman on Cerro de la Bufa, Zacatecas, México
 
More One Single Impression poems with the theme “Dreams” here
 
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