Category Archives: Recuerda Mi Corazon

Dove

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Midsummer sunrise, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


Little desert dove,
I listen for your singing
sunrise to sunset.

 
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Emptied

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Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


Emptied of birdsong,
a low place in the desert
fills with wind and sand.

 
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Settled

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Day’s end, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Southern California
 


Little cactus wren,
have you settled for the night
in this lonely place?

 
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Crow

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Ajo, Arizona
 


Summer afternoon—
a crow in the tallest palm
jeers at passersby.

 
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Matins

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Palo verde tree just before sunrise, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


wilderness matins—
a new song spills from your beak,
little desert dove

 
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Untamed

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In the distance, Tsé Bitʼaʼí, “Rock with Wings,” rises from the desert floor near Shiprock, New Mexico
 


afternoon shower—
a crow with an untamed tongue
mocks the passing clouds

 
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Storm

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Storm clouds gather near Ajo, Arizona
 


Little cactus wren,
will your nest be torn to shreds
by the coming storm?

 
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Moment

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Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, Southern Arizona
 


At any moment
a mourning dove may alight
on the leafless tree.

 
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Wren

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Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, Southern Arizona
 


Tiny cactus wren,
what about the great mountain
incites you to war?

 
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Cholla

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Cholla cactus at Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, Southern Arizona
 


Little cactus wren,
your nest in the tall cholla
blew away last night!

 
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