Category Archives: Haiku My Heart

Thorns

DSC_0072 (4)
Ocotillo thorns, Robert J. Moody Demonstration Garden, Yuma, Arizona
 


Even the new moon
shrinks from the ocotillo
and its deadly thorns.

 
Haiku and photo © 2017 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
More Haiku My Heart at Recuerda Mi Corazon
    
More Midweek Motif at Poets United: “New Moon”

Advertisements

Tangled

IMG_1785
An orange tree in need of pruning in a Phoenix, Arizona backyard
 


Through tangled branches
no one can see the new moon,
even at midnight.

 
Haiku and photo © 2017 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
More Ruby Tuesday Too
 
More Haiku My Heart at Recuerda Mi Corazon
    
More Midweek Motif at Poets United: “New Moon”

Blaze

DSC_0040 (5)
Autumn sunrise, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


After the new moon
a blaze in the eastern sky
startles a white dove.

 
Haiku and photo © 2017 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
More SkyWatch Friday
 
More Haiku My Heart at Recuerda Mi Corazon
    
More Midweek Motif at Poets United: “New Moon”

Face

DSC_0016
Autumn decoration on a grave, Wellton Memorial Cemetery, Wellton, Arizona
 


Before the new moon
the cemetery scarecrow
puts on a bright face.

 
Haiku and photo © 2017 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
More Haiku My Heart at Recuerda Mi Corazon
   
More Midweek Motif at Poets United: “New Moon”

Daggers

DSC_0063 (1)
A variety of cholla cactus, Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, Southern Arizona
 


Whetted by the sun,
the cholla’s deadly daggers
keep all foes at bay.

 
Haiku and photo © 2017 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
More SkyWatch Friday
  
More Haiku My Heart at Recuerda Mi Corazon

Blaze

SJCNMOct11072-1
Animas River near Cedar Hill, San Juan County, New Mexico
 


Autumn by autumn
a blaze along the river
outshines every sun.

 
Haiku © 2017 and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
More SkyWatch Friday
 
More Haiku My Heart at Recuerda Mi Corazon
    
More Midweek Motif at Poets United: “Autumn”

Knife

IMG_7327
Jim Harrison’s final book of poems, Dead Man’s Float
 


Light from the window
knifes Jim Harrison’s poems
this autumn morning.

 
Haiku and photo © 2017 by Magical Mystical Teacher
  
   
More Haiku My Heart at Recuerda Mi Corazon

Clouds

DSC_0239 (1)
Near Grants, New Mexico
 


storm clouds gathering—
perhaps the desert will drink
just before sundown

 
Haiku and photo © 2017 by Magical Mystical Teacher
  
  
More SkyWatch Friday
   
More Haiku My Heart at Recuerda Mi Corazon

Dowdy

DSC_0044 (2)
Robert J. Moody Demonstration Garden, Yuma, Arizona
 


First week of autumn—
the dowdy old sunflowers
put on their last show.

 
Haiku and photo © 2017 by Magical Mystical Teacher
  
   
More Haiku My Heart at Recuerda Mi Corazon

Shriek

DSC_0050 (7)
Autumn sunrise, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


With a shriek of fright
a dove rises from her nest
and flees toward the sun.

 
Haiku and photo © 2017 by Magical Mystical Teacher
  
  
More SkyWatch Friday
   
More Haiku My Heart at Recuerda Mi Corazon
 
More Midweek Motif at Poets United: “Rising Above”