Category Archives: Masaoka Shiki

Cradling

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Yucca transitioning from blossom to seedpod, Navajo National Monument, Northern Arizona
 


plump seedpod
cradling next summer
in secret

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Shining

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Desert sunflower (Geraea canescens), Navajo National Monument, Northern Arizona
 


Desert flowers shine in shadowy places.

No one can tell me
why the stones are smudged with smoke
disguised as shadows.

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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