Category Archives: daybreak

Winter

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December sunrise, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


first day of winter—
looking in vain for snowflakes
at the sun’s rising

 
Haiku and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher

Daybreak

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Daybreak with a saguaro, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


 
Photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Sunrise

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A new day begins, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


Just before sunrise
a mourning dove fluffs her wings
for the day’s first flight.

 
Haiku and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Rustling

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Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 
 


just before sunrise
a rustling in the branches—
white dove lifts one wing

 
Haiku and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Hole

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April dawn, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 
 


looking for a way
to save the first morning light—
hole in my pocket

 
Haiku and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Search

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Sunrise, Apache County, Northern Arizona
 


along the fence line
searching for something I lost
forty years ago

 
Haiku © 2016 and photo © 2012 by Magical Mystical Teacher

Coaxing

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Wildflowers at daybreak, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


coaxing new music
from the tiniest blossoms—
an old shaman’s tongue

 
Haiku © 2016 and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Journey

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Dawn, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


too long a story
to tell without a respite—
the migrant’s journey

 
Haiku and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher

Dawn

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Southern Arizona
 


In the nascent light
shadows form on bark and twig—
spirits of the dawn.
 
~~ ~~ ~~
 
in the land of subtle shadows

 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Way

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Spring sunrise, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


In the wilderness
not even ravens may tell
if the way is right.

 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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