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Which

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Only a few clouds appear on a brilliant summer day in the Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona.
 


Looking right and left
I see two dusty pathways—
which one shall I take?

 
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Rattled

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A padlock helps to keep tools safe in a shed at Robert J. Moody Demonstration Garden, Yuma, Arizona.
 
 


Wind, relentless wind!
I’m rattled by the padlock
swinging to and fro.

 

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Mysteries

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Shadows line the porches of “Winsor Castle” at Pipe Spring National Monument, Fredonia, Arizona.
 


Summer mysteries—
if only I could read one
among the shadows!

 
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New Path

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A labyrinth in Phoenix, Arizona attracts many truth seekers.
 


I choose a new path
before the wind can erase
yesterday’s footprints.

 
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Lonely Place

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A blush spreads across the sky at day’s end in Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Southern California.
 


In this lonely place,
where will you rest for the night,
weary little dove?

 
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Discipline

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A huge stone nestles in the shade of a pine tree at the Japanese Friendship Garden, Phoenix, Arizona.
 


It takes tons of discipline just to be a stone,
Sitting in the sun and rain, sitting all alone,
Sitting there ignored and shunned as the years roll by.
Don’t you wish you were a stone? “No, I don’t, not I.”

 
 
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When the old stone sings,
even crows in the pine tree
stop wagging their tongues.

 
 
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Tangled

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An orange tree stands in need of pruning in a Phoenix, Arizona backyard.
 


Through tangled branches,
who can see the waxing moon,
even at midnight?

 
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Locked

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The doors are locked on this chapel in San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico.
 


No one comes to pray
at the little stone chapel,
but a blackbird sings.

 
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Scream

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An almost cloudless day makes it easy for raptors to hunt in California’s Anza-Borrego Desert State Park.
 


A few passing clouds
can’t mute a hawk’s piercing scream—
the field mice tremble.

 
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Lockdown Longing

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Oh, for some tasty ice cream from this little shop in Yuma, Arizona!


When the lockdown ends,
let’s go out for some ice cream
with a dozen friends.

 
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