Category Archives: New Mexico

Ploughman

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Santa Fe National Cemetery, New Mexico
 


in a barren field
row upon row of headstones—
the ploughman ploughs deep

 
Haiku © 2016 and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
More Haiku Horizons: “Row”
 
More Poetry Pantry #328 at Poets United

Piñon

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San Juan County, New Mexico
 


in my friend’s backyard
a stark and barren piñon
clawing at the clouds

 
Haiku and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
More SkyWatch Friday
 
More Haiku My Heart at Recuerda Mi Corazon

Backyard

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San Juan County, New Mexico
 


in my friend’s backyard
no purple blooms or gold ones
reaching toward the sky

 
Haiku and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
More SkyWatch Friday
 
More Midweek Motif at Poets United: “Blooms”

Empty

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Sunlight through a stained glass window pools on the floor, Sacred Heart Church, Farmington, New Mexico
 


no music
dislodging silence
empty church

 
Haiku © 2016 and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
More Blue Monday
 
More Shadow Shot Sunday 2
 
More Haiku Horizons: “Music”

Ready

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Steam locomotive preparing for a run, Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad, Chama, New Mexico
 


All fired up, ready to roll…

 
Text © 2016 and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
More Six-Word Saturday
 
More Shadow Shot Sunday 2

Opening

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Sagging wooden doors, Santa Fe, New Mexico
 


opening the doors
only to close them again—
house of smothered dreams

 
Haiku © 2016 and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Midweek Motif at Poets United: “Open/Openness”

Coat

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A snowy forest in northern New Mexico
 


first days of the year—
even the old pine forest
puts on a new coat

 
Haiku © 2016 and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Haiku My Heart at Recuerda Mi Corazon

Songs

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An outdoor altar at El Santuario de Chimayo, Chimayo, New Mexico
 


first days of the year—
a singer wakes up humming
songs he learned from stones

 
Haiku © 2016 and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher

Snow

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Dead mullein stalks, poking out of snow, northern New Mexico
 


first rooster crowing—
under a blanket of snow
three brown field mice stir

 
Haiku © 2016 and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher

Splendor

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Christmas decorations, northern New Mexico
 


holiday garlands—
even the errant north wind
reveals their splendor

 
Haiku © 2016 and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher