Category Archives: Jalisco

Keratin

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Advertisement for decorative fingernails painted on a car door, Guadalajara, Jalisco, México
 


six nails in a row—
rainbow-colored keratin
beckoning to me

 
Haiku and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Gecko

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Ceramic gecko on a wall, Zapopan, Mexico
 


hot summer morning—
gecko scrabbling on the wall
disturbs the dog’s nap

 
Haiku and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Clock

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Ongoing construction in front of Guadalajara, Mexico’s cathedral
 


Sunday afternoon—
the clock seems to move slower
than on other days.

 
Haiku and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Petatillo

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Artisan at work, Galería Bernabe, Tonalá, Jalisco, México
 

summer afternoon—
petatillo artisan
paints another line

 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Blue Angel

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Angel for sale at a shop, Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, México
 


Angel, do you see
reindeer coursing through the sky—
or are you just shy?

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Tongue

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Bananas, Puerto Vallarta Botanical Gardens, Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico
 


how one tongue of flame
licking at the hanging fruit
ripens into song

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Askew

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Panteon Municipal, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
 


Even when Mary’s askew,
Imagine what she can do
For those whose lives are shaken,
And those who feel forsaken.

 
Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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With You

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Hogar de Niños, Guadalajara, Jalisco, México
 

Here I am with you,
sharing this special moment—
we are not strangers.

 
Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Flame

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Bananas, Puerto Vallarta Botanical Gardens, Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico
 


how one tongue of flame
licking at the hanging fruit
ripens into song

 
Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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More Carpe Diem: “Banana Plant”

Tequila Dreams

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Mundo Cuervo, Tequila, Jalisco, Mexico
 


brazen shadows
awaiting full pink moon
tequila dreams

 
Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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More Carpe Diem: “Full Pink Moon”