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Perfume

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Blossoms on an ironwood tree, April 2015, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


delicate perfume
leaking from every blossom
of the ironwood

 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Headstone

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Yuma Pioneer Cemetery, Yuma, Arizona
 


even a headstone
shares too much information
about the deceased
 
~~ ~~ ~~
 
I just don’t want to know…

 

 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Overgrown

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Wilderness area, Orange County, California
 


Overgrown with brush,
an ancient road still beckons
adventurous souls.

 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Swept

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First blossoms on an ironwood tree, March 2015, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


swept up together
first blossoms on the ironwood
and the bright blue sky

 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
For my inspiration, I have used this haiku by Santoka Taneda:
 
dew and
fallen leaves
swept up together
 
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Somewhere

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An ironwood tree at dusk, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


Somewhere a skylark,
far from these wasted places,
trills a note of joy.

 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Magnolia

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Magnolia in bloom, Southern California
 


after the cold spell
only a single blossom
on my magnolia

 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Weather

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Saguaro cactus, Sonoran Desert, Maricopa County, Arizona
 


kite-flying weather
arriving out of the blue
to tighten my string

 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Longing

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Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


Kentucky farmer
longing to plant an orchard
in the wilderness

 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Blossom

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First blossom of 2015 on a palo verde tree, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


first yellow blossom
sprouting from a slender branch—
Buddha bows his head

 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Ocotillo

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Ocotillo, greening after winter rains, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Southern California
 


After winter rains,
even the ocotillo
seems to sing for joy.

 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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