Category Archives: Clifton

Blessings

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Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Clifton, Arizona
 


From hands stained with grace
to those whose need is greatest,
seven blessings flow.

 
Poem © 2016 and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
More Sunday Scribblings 2: “Seven”

Gates

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Clifton, Arizona
 


sagging gates—
behind them a dog
worries bones

 

Haiku © 2016 and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher

Sweeping

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Second-story porches on a back street, Clifton, Arizona
 


Sweeping the sky,
she hopes for a cloudburst
to purge her porch.

 
Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Carpe Diem: “Jane Reichhold’s ‘Sweeping the Porch'”

Stirring Love

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Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Clifton, Arizona
 


Had you a teabowl,
Lady of the sacred heart,
would you stir in love?

 

Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Carpe Diem: Kikusha-Ni’s “In the Teabowl”
 
More Mornings with Mary at Recuerda Mi Corazon

Crumbling

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Clifton, Arizona
 


Whether brick or stone,
all edifices crumble—
preening ravens gloat.

 

Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Blue Monday
 
More Ein Stück Himmel #75
 
More Haiku Heights: “Stone”

Slow Death

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Old mowing machine, Clifton, Arizona
 


slow death by rusting
neglected mowing machine
after the harvest

 

Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Carpe Diem: “Death”
 
More Shadow Shot Sunday 2

Neglected

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Clifton, Arizona
 


Neglected garden—
peering through the sagging gate
an old woman weeps.

 

Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Friday’s Fences
 
More Haiku My Heart at Recuerda Mi Corazon

Prayers

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Clifton, Arizona
 


in the hermit’s cave
fragrant sandalwood incense
smoldering prayers

 

Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Shadow Shot Sunday 2
 
More Carpe Diem: “Hermit”