Category Archives: Haiku My Heart

Waiting

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


waiting for a breeze
a hundred blue banderas
bluer than the sky

  
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Cloudless

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A clear blue sky and some gnarled branches welcome visitors to the Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona.
 


Cloudless April day—
I walk in desolation,
consoled by birdsong.

 
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Nectar

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Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Southern California.
  


Will you find nectar
beyond the mountain’s shadow,
desert butterfly?

  
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Watching

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Cholla cactus at Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, Southern Arizona
 


For cactus blossoms
I keep watching and waiting—
a crow watches me.

 
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Broken

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A broken-down farm wagon finds its final resting place at Yuma Conservation Garden, Yuma, Arizona.
 


for the long journey
nothing but a broken wheel
and a raven’s cry

 
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Sparkling Clean

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An alley in Phoenix, Arizona almost sparkles at the end of trash-removal day.
 


after the trash truck
hauls away all the castoffs—
slim pickings for rats

 
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Nest

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Little creatures make their homes among the ruins at Tuzigoot National Monument, Arizona.
 


Hidden in the stones,
a nest of weeds and grasses
keeps a sparrow safe.

 
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Afternoon

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A nearly cloudless blue sky welcomes visitors to the Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona.
 


winter afternoon—
instead of snow, some shadows
and a lonesome dove

 
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Rainfall

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Winter rains leave patches of green in the Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Southern California.
 


a little rainfall
and the wilderness turns green—
winter afternoon

 
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Shadows

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Nighttime shadows surround a house in Yuma County, Arizona.
 


On a wintry night
in southern Arizona
shadows multiply.

 
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