Category Archives: desert willow

Loss

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Remains of a dead Desert Willow (Chilopsis linearis), Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Southern California
 


wilderness pilgrim
weeping for the willow’s loss—
interrupted sleep

 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Shrine

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Remains of a dead Desert Willow (Chilopsis linearis), Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Southern California
 


stripped of every leaf
willow in the wilderness—
desolation’s shrine

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Why

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Remains of a dead Desert Willow (Chilopsis linearis), Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Southern California
 


Under the willow
one lizard tries to explain
why all the leaves fell.

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Embracing

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Dead Desert willow (Chilopsis linearis), Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Southern California
 


one tattered willow
embracing the wilderness—
crow tries to explain

 
Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Willow

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Desert willow (Chilopsis linearis), Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Southern California
 


Even candent days
cannot drive the willow leaves
from their homing place.

 
Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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