Category Archives: Coconino National Forest

Blue Monday

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Lockett Meadow Campground, Coconino National Forest near Flagstaff, Arizona, autumn 2016
 


reaching for blue sky—
a stand of golden aspens
near the mountaintop

 
Haiku and photo © 2017 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
 

Spaces

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A red leaf among pine debris, Lockett Meadow Campground, Coconino National Forest near Flagstaff, Arizona, autumn 2016
 


On the forest floor
even hidden spaces hold
both darkness and light.

 
Photo and haiku © 2017 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Cluster

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Colorful aspen leaves, Lockett Meadow Campground, Coconino National Forest near Flagstaff, Arizona, autumn 2016
 


faith along the way—
a cluster of yellow leaves
guiding her footsteps

 
 
Haiku and photo © 2017 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Cover

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On the shore of Upper Lake Mary, Coconino National Forest, Arizona
 


autumn cloud cover—
ten thousand hidden creatures
cower in the woods

 
Haiku and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Way

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On the shore of Upper Lake Mary, Coconino National Forest, Arizona
 


ancient fir forests
or lakes high in the mountains—
the way chooses me

 
Haiku and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Quiet

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On the shore of Upper Lake Mary, Coconino National Forest, Arizona
 


A quiet place to compose poetry…

 
Text and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Watching

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Upper Lake Mary, Coconino National Forest, Arizona
 


Under the pine, someone is watching.

 
Text and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Song

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A fallen aspen tree, Lockett Meadow Campground, Coconino National Forest, Arizona
 

autumn afternoon—
even the shattered aspen
releases a song

 
Haiku and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Song

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Upper Lake Mary, Coconino National Forest, Arizona
 

If not the pine tree,
then perhaps the mountain lake
will teach me a song.

 
Haiku and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Heat Turned Up

Coconino National Forest
 
Fire in the distance, Coconino National Forest, Northern Arizona
 


With the heat turned up,
forest crackles and sizzles,
all the wild things flee.

 
Text and photo © 2012 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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