Category Archives: Christmas

Garlands

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Christmas decorations, northern New Mexico
 


holiday garlands
festooning the old town square—
blind boy claps with glee

 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Christmas Tree

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Tabletop Christmas tree in an Arizona church library
 
 


tiny Christmas tree
for the great celebration
of life, love and light
 
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brilliant crimson bows
festooning the green branches—
merrily on high
 
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A child’s fervent prayer—
Let there be something for me
underneath the tree.
 
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how thoughtful the gift
placed under the little tree
by a mother’s hands

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Gifts

Three Kings
 


When the plums blossom,
we shall bring our gifts to him—
gold, frankincense, myrrh.

 
Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher

Questions

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Sacred Heart Church, Farmington, New Mexico
 
Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher

Santa’s Helpers

Santa's helpers
Waiting for the Spreckels Organ concert to begin, Balboa Park, San Diego, California
 


three Santa’s helpers
dressed against the cold and frost
awaiting orders

 
Text and photo © 2012 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Bowl

Bowl of blue light
Entry hall in a church in Southern Arizona
 


Bowl of heaven’s light—
desert monk sits down to eat
his New Year’s breakfast.

 
Text and photo © 2012 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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One Flake

Just before Christmas
View through a church window in Southern Arizona
 


Days before Christmas
even palm trees are longing
for one flake of snow.

 
Text and photo © 2012 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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What Gift?

Three Kings
 


Shall we give the Child
gold, frankincense and myrrh, or
early plum blossoms?

 
Text and photo © 2012 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Christmas Tree

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Festive Christmas tree,
blazing in the dark of night,
be my ray of hope.

 
Text and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: Plazas de Armas, Zacatecas, México
 
More Carry on Tuesday poems with the theme “A Ray of Hope Flickers in the Sky” here
 
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Christmas Finery

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festive city streets
still in Christmas finery
shining rays of hope

 
Text and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: Near the Mercado, Zacatecas, México
 
More Carry on Tuesday poems with the theme “A Ray of Hope Flickers in the Sky” here
 
More Sunday Scribblings with the theme “Festive” here
 
More Haiku Heights with the theme “Christmas” here
 
More Haiku My Heart at Recuerda Mi Corazon here
 
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More The Poetry Pantry #81 poems here
 
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