Category Archives: PicStory

Thanksgiving

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All things great and small,
seed and shadow, stone and star—
for these I give thanks.

 
Text and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: Northern Arizona
 
More The One-Minute Writer with the theme “Thanksgiving” here
 
More Share the Joy Thursday ruminations here
 
More PicStory with the theme “Leaf” here
 
More REDnesday photos here

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Sustenance

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Seeking sustenance,
I ponder the tang of seeds
as autumn ripens.

 
Text and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: Globe mallow seeds, Northern Arizona
 
More Sensational Haiku Wednesday with the theme “Ponder” here
 
More One Single Impression poems with the theme “Seeking” here
 
More Postcards from Paradise at Recuerda Mi Corazon here
 
More Straight Out of the Camera shots here
 
More PicStory with the theme “Leaf” here
 
More Macro Monday photos here

Lady Wildflower

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Lady Wildflower,
I shall ponder my next move,
now I know your name.

 
Text and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: Last of the wildflowers, globe mallow, Northern Arizona
 
More Sensational Haiku Wednesday with the theme “Ponder” here
 
More Postcards from Paradise at Recuerda Mi Corazon here
 
More The One-Minute Writer with the theme “Name” here
 
More Straight Out of the Camera shots here
 
More PicStory with the theme “Leaf” here
 
More Mellow Yellow Monday photos here
 
More Macro Monday photos here
 
More Ruby Tuesday photos here
 
More REDnesday photos here

Ponder

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While you are seeking,
ponder the ways of water,
then take up your flute.

 
Text and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: After an autumn rain, Northern Arizona
 
More Sensational Haiku Wednesday with the theme “Ponder” here
 
More One Single Impression poems with the theme “Seeking” here
 
More Postcards from Paradise at Recuerda Mi Corazon here
 
More Straight Out of the Camera shots here
 
More PicStory with the theme “Leaf” here
 
More Mellow Yellow Monday photos here
 
More Watery Wednesday photos here
 
More Blue Monday photos here
 
More Himmelsk photos here

Wrought With Grace

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Wrought with grace, an urn
could hold both leaves and ashes
till the sun blinks out.

 
Text and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: Northern Arizona
 
More Postcards from Paradise at Recuerda Mi Corazon here
 
More Haiku Heights with the theme “Urn” here
 
More Straight Out of the Camera shots here
 
More PicStory with the theme “Leaf” here
 
More Mellow Yellow Monday photos here
 
More Shadow Shot Sunday photos here
 
More Macro Monday photos here
 
More Ruby Tuesday photos here

Who

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Who can scare the stones?
Who can sponge the riverbed,
small bird in my heart?

 
Text and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: Animas River, San Juan County, New Mexico
 
More Poetry Picnic Week 10 with the theme “Nature, Forest, Rivers, Mountains” here
 
More Sensational Haiku Wednesday with the theme “Scare” here
 
More PicStory #21 with the theme “Gold or Silver” here
 
More Haiku Heights with the theme “Sponge” here
 
More Share the Joy Thursday ruminations here
 
More Watery Wednesday photos here
 

Paddock

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in the small paddock—
stable where my mare shelters
joining sky to earth

 
Text and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: San Juan County, New Mexico
 
More Poetry Tow Truck 43 with the theme “Caught Stealing” here (The final line of my haiku comes from “Universe of the Rose” by Japanese poet Chimako Tada.)
 
More PicStory #21 with the theme “Gold or Silver” here
 
More Haiku My Heart at Recuerda Mi Corazon here
 
More Straight Out of the Camera shots here
 
More Mellow Yellow Monday photos here
 
More SkyWatch Friday photos here
 
More Ruby Tuesday photos here
 
More Himmelsk photos here
 
More REDnesday photos here
 
More Blue Monday photos here

Flaunts

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Words are all we have,
yet lacking tongue or language
Sun Lass flaunts her flare.

 
 
Text and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: Northern Arizona
 
More Carry on Tuesday poems with the theme “Words Are All We Have” here
 
More Sensational Haiku Wednesday with the theme “Flare/Flair” here
 
More One Single Impression poems with the theme “Language” here
 
More PicStory with the theme “Sonnenuntergang/Sunset” here
 
More Share the Joy Thursday ruminations here
 
More SkyWatch Friday photos here
 
More Ruby Tuesday photos here
 
More REDnesday photos here
 
More Himmelsk photos here

Pretender

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one tiny blossom
rising in the wilderness—
phoenix pretender

 
 
Text and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: Northern Arizona
 
More The Height of Haiku Challenge, Day 26 with the theme “Phoenix” here
 
More Postcards from Paradise at Recuerda Mi Corazon here
 
More Highlight Sunday at Tina’s PicStory here
 
More Straight Out of the Camera shots here
 
More Mellow Yellow Monday photos here
 
More Macro Monday photos here
 
More Ruby Tuesday photos here
 
More REDnesday photos here

Seed-Feathers

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Anticipation—
when will high autumn breezes
set seed-feathers free?

 
 
Text and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: Northern Arizona
 
More The Height of Haiku Challenge, Day 25 with the theme “Any Topic” here
 
More Sensational Haiku Wednesday with the theme “Anticipation” here
 
More Postcards from Paradise at Recuerda Mi Corazon here
 
More Highlight Sunday at Tina’s PicStory here
 
More Straight Out of the Camera shots here
 
More Mellow Yellow Monday photos here
 
More Shadow Shot Sunday photos here
 
More Macro Monday photos here