Category Archives: Robert J. Moody Demonstration Garden

Marigolds

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Robert J. Moody Demonstration Garden, Yuma, Arizona
 


We biked into the garden,
Where marigolds did bloom.
We thought we’d have a picnic
In this fine outdoor room.
 
We spread a checkered blanket,
Near where we laid our bikes;
We nibbled cheese, sipped some wine,
And listened to the shrikes.

 
Text and photo © 2017 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Blue Monday: Healing Garden

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One section of the Robert J. Moody Demonstration Garden, Yuma, Arizona
  


Come to the healing garden,
Come with your aches and pains;
Lay down all of your burdens,
And rest your weary brains.
  
Here in the healing garden
All will be well at last,
If you lay down your burdens,
Present, future, and past.

 
Poem and photo © 2017 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
 

Pathway

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Robert J. Moody Demonstration Garden, Yuma, Arizona
 


I’m longing to follow this pathway.

 
 
Text and photo © 2017 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Insect

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A stone painted to resemble an insect, Robert J. Moody Demonstration Garden, Yuma, Arizona
 


A desert stone was posing,
Posing as a bug;
A hungry raven spied it,
Thought it was a slug.
 
The raven swooped down on it,
Hoping for a snack,
But when it saw the bug was stone,
It gave up the attack.

 
  
Poem and photo © 2017 by Magical Mystical Teacher
  
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Stalwart

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Garden guardian, Robert J. Moody Demonstration Garden, Yuma, Arizona
 


stalwart garden frog
waiting for tasty morsels
to tingle his tongue

 
Haiku and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Signs

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Robert J. Moody Demonstration Garden, Yuma, Arizona
 


Signs that tell a tale
refresh the pilgrim’s footsteps
on her long journey.

 
Haiku and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Face

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Coyote painted on a stone by artist Pat Hansen, Robert J. Moody Demonstration Garden, Yuma, Arizona
 


A face peers from the stone.

 
Text and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Bench

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Robert J. Moody Demonstration Garden, Yuma, Arizona
 


bench beside the way
resting place for weary ones
seven miles to go

 
Haiku and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Gratitude

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Sculpted metal sunflowers, Robert J. Moody Demonstration Garden, Yuma, Arizona
 


stretching out my hand
to receive some sunflowers—
morning gratitude

 
Haiku © 2016 and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher

Frog

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Garden guardian, Robert J. Moody Demonstration Garden, Yuma, Arizona
 


frog in the garden
waiting for tasty morsels
to tingle his tongue

 
Haiku and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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