Category Archives: Museo Zacatecano

Smile

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“Nuestra Señora del Refugio de los Pecadores,” artist unknown, Museo Zacatecano, Zacatecas, México
 


After seven frosts,
a smile transcending seasons
warms the coldest heart.

 
Haiku © 2016 and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Breathless

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“La Sagrada Familia,” artist unknown, Museo Zacatecano Zacatecas, México
 


skipping and prancing
he leaves his parents breathless—
holy child at play

 
Poem © 2016 and photo © 2012 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Summers

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Detail from a Huichol tapestry, Museo Zacatecano, Zacatecas, México
 


too many summers
since her man took the night train—
plum scent in the wind

 
Haiku © 2016 and photo © 2012 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Fruit

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La Virgen Maria, artist unknown, Museo Zacatecano Zacatecas, México
 


fruit of prophecy—
a virgin bears a baby
barn straw scents the night

 
Haiku © 2015 and photo © 2012 by Magical Mystical Teacher

Celebrating

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Statue of a young child in the Huichol exhibit, Museo Zacatecano, Zacatecas, México
 


At the festival
celebrating girls and boys
no one waters thorns.

 
Haiku © 2015 and photo © 2012 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Foretold

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La Virgen Maria, artist unknown, Museo Zacatecano Zacatecas, México
 


As it was foretold,
a Virgin bears a baby—
jasmine scents the night.

 
Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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La Divina Pastora

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La Divina Pastora (The Divine Shepherdess), artist unknown, Museo Zacatecano Zacatecas, México
 


 
In her dreams
she gambols with lambs—
white and black.
 
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Holy Shepherdess,
lead us to the rivulet,
where your sheep may drink.

 
Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Graces

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Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe, 17th century, Museo Zacatecano Zacatecas, México
 


from the Virgin’s hand
a tsunami of graces
for sinners in need

 
Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Being the Youngest

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Being the youngest,
I am the favorite child—
skip ten thousand steps.

 
Text and photo © 2012 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: Huichol exhibit, Museo Zacatecano Zacatecas, México
 
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The Christ Child at Play

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He skips, he prances,
leaving his parents breathless—
the Christ Child at play.

 
Text and photo © 2012 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: “La Sagrada Familia,” artist unknown, Museo Zacatecano Zacatecas, México
 
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