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Burning

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Sunset over Zacatecas, México
 


midsummer evening—
houses of desolation
burning without fire

 
Text © 2015 and photo © 2012 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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A stone Buddha in a hidden courtyard, San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, México
 


Near the Buddha’s feet
a lily of the valley
makes itself at home.

 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Hiding

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Havre, Montana artist Mary Nault working on a watercolor at an outdoor event in Yuma, Arizona
 


peony bouquet
still hiding in the bristles
of the artist’s brush
 
~~ ~~ ~~
 
From an artist’s brush, great surprises!

 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Web

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Spider, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


after my walk:
a perfect spider web
stuck to my glasses


how magical the world looks
through a thousand silken strands

 
*Opening gambit © by Lee Gurga
 
Final two lines © 2015 and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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More Carpe Diem Tan Renga Challenge: “Lee Gurga’s ‘A Perfect Spider Web'”

Graces

Bugambilia
Bugambilia (bougainvillea), Los Algodones, Baja California Norte, México
 


If you have no star,
then wish upon a petal—
scarecrows understand,
for underneath their straw hats
they grow the seasons’ graces.

 
Tanka © 2015 and photo © 2012 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Carpe Diem: “Straw Hat”
 
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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
 
More Carpe Diem: “Basho’s ‘Butterflies'”
 
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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
 
More SkyWatch Friday
 
More Carpe Diem: “Kingfisher”
 
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Concert

Santa's helpers
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
 
More Carpe Diem: “Outdoor Concerts”
 
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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
 
More Wednesday Waters #12
 
More Carpe Diem Special #152
 
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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
 
More Carpe Diem: “Meadow”
 
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