Category Archives: daybreak

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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Aglow

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Palo Verde tree at dawn, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


one spark
setting the sky
aglow
 
~~ ~~ ~~
 
how lonely
the palo verde
as night flees

 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Kudzu

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First morning light, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


in the kudzu fields
half a continent away
how green the morning

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Whetting

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Palo Verde tree at dawn, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


wilderness morning—
old raven whetting her tongue
to cut the silence

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Triumph

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“Birdwoman” by John M. Soderberg at dawn in Sedona, Arizona
 


summoning daybreak
Birdwoman scatters the stars—
her triumphal shout

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Taste

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June sunrise, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 

Desert sun rising—
greedy for a taste of fire
lizards lick the air.

 

Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Augury

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May sunrise, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


trusting the cloud-drift
to augur an oasis
pilgrims plodding on

 

Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Daybreak

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Daybreak, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


the low moan of notes
coaxing light to come again—
Kokopelli’s flute

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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