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Thunder

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Butterfly gathering nectar at Rancho Los Alamitos, Long Beach, California

 


the shadows lengthen
a butterfly lifts its wings—
afternoon thunder

 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Kingfisher

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Early morning at a retirement community golf course, Southern Arizona
 


kingfisher morning—
scanning the placid waters
for one piscine sign

 
Text © 2015 and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Concert

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Waiting for the Spreckels Organ concert to begin, December 2012 in Balboa Park, San Diego, California
 


holiday concert—
the canines’ approbation
yipping jingle bells

 
Text © 2015 and photo © 2012 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Falls

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Waterfall, Japanese Friendship Garden, Phoenix, Arizona
 


drinking from the falls
in the absence of a pub—
wine of loneliness

 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Tangled

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Apache County, Arizona
 


wilderness meadow
tangled with light and shadow—
birdsong stuns the air

 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Grains

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Globemallow (Sphaeralcea ambigua), Apache County, Arizona
 


ripened pollen grains
hiding in the mallow’s heart—
feast for bee and ant

 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Moonrise

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Cholla cactus, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Southern California
 


looking for moonrise
while the sun’s still bearing down—
her old affliction

 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Way

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Spring sunrise, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


In the wilderness
not even ravens may tell
if the way is right.

 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Noonday

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Iris along a walkway, Alameda García de la Cadena, Zacatecas, México
 


purple irises—
how enticing their fragrance
in the noonday sun

 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Carpe Diem: “Basho’s ‘How Enticing'”
 
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Enticing

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Agave blossoms, May 2015, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Southern California
 


agave blossoms—
how enticing to the bee
sniffing for nectar

 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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