Category Archives: Midweek Motif

Moment

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A tree with no leaves stands at the edge of Willow Lake, Prescott, Arizona.
 


At any moment
a dove may settle to rest
in the leafless tree.

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

Changes

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On a wintry day in the Sonoran Desert, storm clouds form in the east.
 


Winter afternoon—
one dove falling from the clouds
changes everything.

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

Blue Monday: Abandoned Motel

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Graffiti defaces an abandoned motel north of Flagstaff, Arizona.
 
 

Graffiti mars the old hotel,
It’s feeling rather blue.
Is there some way to cheer it up?
I don’t know, do you?
 
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deepening autumn—
the longing of broken things
to be whole again

 
 
Rhyming poem, haiku and photo © by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
BLUE MONDAY BADGE

 
 
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Awakening

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When spring comes again, brilliant blossoms will open at Robert J. Moody Demonstration Garden, Yuma, Arizona.
 


I dream of blossoms
awakening in springtime—
now a chill wind blows.

 
Haiku and photo © by Magical Mystical Teacher

Watching

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Snow will probably never fall on this Phoenix, Arizona yard.
 


Watching for winter—
how great my disappointment
when I see no snow!

 
Haiku and photo © by Magical Mystical Teacher

Authenticity

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Colorful aspen trees brighten a hillside in California’s Inyo National Forest.
 


Authenticity:
the aspens do not pretend
to be oaks or pines.

 
Haiku and photo © by Magical Mystical Teacher

Whispering

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Lockett Meadow Campground, Coconino National Forest near Flagstaff, Arizona.
 


Among the aspens
a whispering of voices—
I am not alone.

 
Haiku and photo © by Magical Mystical Teacher

Scars

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Trash scars the face of Mother Earth in Yuma County, Arizona.
 


Mother of us all,
can you ever forgive us
for our careless ways?

 
Haiku and photo © by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
   
More Midweek Motif at Poets United: “Exploring Forgiveness”

Stones

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A decorative planter is offered for sale at a New Mexico gift shop.
 


Some little red stones
looking good enough to eat
top the blue glazed pot.

 
Haiku and photo © by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
   
More Midweek Motif at Poets United: “The Food We Eat”

Grapefruit

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A grapefruit ripens slowly at Robert J. Moody Demonstration Garden, Yuma, Arizona.
 


Autumn’s first letdown:
the fruit I craved for breakfast
hasn’t ripened yet.

 
Haiku and photo © by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
   
More Midweek Motif at Poets United: “The Food We Eat”