Category Archives: I Heart Macro

Entwined

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Castoff medical glove, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


An empty blue glove,
entwined with the desert wind,
flutters its fingers.

 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Remains

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Remains of a bird, killed by a predator, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


after the kill
a handful of feathers—
sacred remains

 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Forgotten

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Wildflower, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


Is this the blossom
forgotten when I left home
forty years ago?

 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Companions

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Brittlebush leaves at twilight Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


the brittlebush leaves
gathering light to themselves
my sole companions
 
~~ ~~ ~~
 
The best companions are in nature.

 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Channeling

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Wildflowers at daybreak, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


channeling music
from the tiniest blossoms
the old shaman’s tongue

 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Broken

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Discarded flower pot, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


broken flower pot—
a blooming place for shadows
instead of lilies

 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Comfortless

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Prickly Poppy (Argemone pleiacantha), Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


poppy-petal tales
of a dark and thorny way
where no comforts lie

 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Symmetry

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Strawberry cactus (Mammillaria dioica), Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Southern California
 


one point, then the next
strawberry cactus blossoms
fragrant symmetry

 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Chip

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Shard of a discarded cup, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


fragmentary blue—
a castoff chip of teacup
hoarding scraps of light

 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Missing

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Top of a post forming part of a barricade, southern Arizona
 


Barricade shadows,
if I turn away from you,
will you go missing?

 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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