Category Archives: Guanajuato

Feigning

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Abandoned amphitheatre, San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, México
 


on his shadow bed
feigning health and heartiness
one of Shakespeare’s kings
 
~~ ~~ ~~
 
Plays past echo in the stones.

 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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A stone Buddha in a hidden courtyard, San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, México
 


Near the Buddha’s feet
a lily of the valley
makes itself at home.

 
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Ripening

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San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, México
 


a rooftop garden
with strawberries and shadows
ripening fully

 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Padlock

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Securely locked door, San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, México
 


padlock on the door
shutting me out for the night—
my bedroom the street

 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Vanity

Morning glory
 
Wayside morning glory, San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, México
 


priestly vanity—
a fresh-picked morning glory
tucked behind his ear

 
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Shopping

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Shopping in San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, México
 


From the mercado
she carries in her basket
daily bread and light.

 
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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Cobbled

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A cobbled walkway, San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, México


a cobbled walkway
leading to the blessed isle
or perhaps to lunch

 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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