Category Archives: Poets United Midweek Motif

Who

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A mural in Artists Alley, Ajo, Arizona
 


 
Someone in the desert needs a helping hand;
Someone needs some water in this thirsty land.
 
Who will help the stranger out of her distress?
Who will offer comfort in the wilderness?
 

 
Poem and photo © 2017 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
More Ruby Tuesday Too
 
More Midweek Motif at Poets United: “The Kindness of Strangers”

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Cabin

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Abandoned house, Yuma County, Arizona
 
 


In the cabin walls
something purrs by day and night—
a leftover dream.
 
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In the cabin walls
nasty little creatures hide,
scrabbling in the dark.
 
~~ ~~ ~~
 
cabin by the way—
kneeling before the threshold
a weary pilgrim
 
~~ ~~ ~~
 
in the cabin walls
a desiccated silence
wheezing tales of woe

 
Text © 2015 and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Poets United Midweek Motif: “Silence”
 
More Three Word Wednesday: “Kneel, Nasty, Purr”
 
More Carpe Diem: “Lolly’s ‘Wind Through the Gaps'”