Category Archives: Guanajuato

Ruby Tuesday Too: Red House

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San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, México.
 
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Ruby Tuesday Too: Gossips

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Catrinas gossip about life beyond the grave in a mural in San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, México.
 
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Blue Monday: Hummingbird

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A hummingbird mural dominates a house wall in San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, México.
 


Hummingbird, hummingbird, bright green and blue,
My heart is aflutter just seeing you!
I am transfixed by the way your wings shine—
Hummingbird, hummingbird, bright and benign!
 
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BLUE MONDAY BADGE

 
 
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Haiku My Heart: Hosting Today for Rebecca

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Wayside shrine honoring the Virgin of Guadalupe, San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, México.
 


seven little shrines
reviving weary pilgrims—
honey on the way

 
Haiku © 2018 and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Bloom

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A fanciful mural adorns a house, San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, México.
 


In a painted pot
the lilies someone planted
have begun to bloom.

 
Haiku © 2018 and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Ruined

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Pyramid at La Cañada de la Virgen, San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, México.
 


In ruined cities
the dragonflies still whisper
in an unknown tongue.

 
Haiku © 2018 and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Shrine

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La Virgen de Guadalupe on a shadowy wall, San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, México
 


At a wayside shrine
a weary mother pauses,
hoping to find strength.

 
Haiku and photo © 2017 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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When I was a girl

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A mural on a house in San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, México
 


When I was a girl
I wanted to be someone’s wife,
washing his dirty clothes,
then hanging them out to dry
on leafless bamboo poles.
But the day I saw a blackbird
in the backyard bath,
its eyes aflame with fire,
I felt within my skin a stirring
to make paintings
envied by both monk and nun.
Now masked, with brush in hand,
I steal out every night
to splash the darkened city walls
with light, and then more light.

 
Poem and photo © 2017 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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A mask on the wall

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Mask on the bathroom wall of artist Anado McLauchlin, La Cieneguita, Guanajuato, México
 


A mask on the wall of the bath
Represents such unholy wrath
That bathers do quake,
And shiver and shake,
While viewing the mask in the bath.

 
Limerick and photo © 2017 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Blue Monday: Banderas

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A street festooned with blue banderas, San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, México
 


What’s a celebration without a flag or two?
It really doesn’t matter if they’re red or blue,
As long as they can flutter high above the street,
While the people down below laugh and drink and eat.

 
Poem and photo © 2017 by Magical Mystical Teacher