Category Archives: El Charco del Ingenio

Battered

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Battered blue bucket at the ruins, El Charco del Ingenio conservation area, San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, México
 


Battered blue bucket—
how long until a tinker
comes to plug the holes?
 
~~ ~~ ~~
 
Battered things abound in this world.

 
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Hieroglyphs

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Reeds at El Charco del Ingenio conservation area, San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, México
 


with their tangled tongues
ravens writing on the reeds
hieroglyphs of doom

 
 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Vigilance

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Ruins at El Charco del Ingenio conservation area, San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, México
 


vigilance
among the ruins
where snakes lurk

 
 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Greensong

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Ruins at El Charco del Ingenio conservation area, San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, México
 


through a crumbling door
walking into summertime—
the greensong of leaves

 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Corner

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Ruins at El Charco del Ingenio conservation area, San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, México
 


Turning the corner
that crumbled ages ago,
I search for a lamp.
 
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I turn the corner
that crumbled ages ago,
searching for a lamp.

 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Thumping

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A vaquero searching for his cattle, El Charco del Ingenio conservation area, San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, México
 


thumping the wasteland—
the steady clippity-clop
of a horse’s hooves

 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Whispering

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View through a ruined window, El Charco del Ingenio conservation area, San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, México
 


through the south window
the desiccated grasses
whispering my name

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Air

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Aloe in bloom, El Charco del Ingenio conservation area, San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, México
 


something in the air
urging the bee and aloe
to smooth winter’s pleats

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Eager

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El Charco del Ingenio conservation area, San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, México
 


a trip through shadows—
eager this April morning
for the gifts of light

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Whispered

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El Charco del Ingenio, San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, México, February 2014
 


through tangled branches
journey’s end begins to bloom—
her whispered prayers

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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