Category Archives: haiku

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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Love Note

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A message in the sand at Puerto Nuevo, Baja California Norte, México.
 


Just before high tide
love notes appear in the sand—
how long will they last?

 
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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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Sunflowers

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Sunflowers blossom at Robert J. Moody Demonstration Garden, Yuma, Arizona.
 


On a wintry day
in southern Arizona
sunflowers still bloom.

 
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Labor

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On a clear day watchers from the tower at Tuzigoot National Monument, Arizona could see for miles.
 


Winter afternoon—
where the women once ground corn,
shadows labor now.

 
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Snowflakes

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Palm fronds seem to pierce the winter clouds at Robert J. Moody Demonstration Garden, Yuma, Arizona.
 


Deepening winter—
I look in vain for snowflakes
on the palm tree’s fronds.

 
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