Category Archives: Roxaboxen Park

Flame

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Decorated river stone left by a young visitor, Roxaboxen Park, Yuma, Arizona
 


flame of four colors
rising from the river stone—
raven squawks in awe

 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Key

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Tile key inlaid in concrete, Roxaboxen Park, Yuma, Arizona
 


a magical key
unlocking secret gardens
where white roses bloom

 
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Remembering

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River stone, Roxaboxen Park, Yuma, Arizona
 


in a desert land
stones from rivers far away
muttering dark tales
 
~~~ ~~~ ~~~
 
fingering these stones
remembering the builders
and the destroyers

 
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Watercolors

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Tile star, Roxaboxen Park, Yuma, Arizona
 


When the stars retreat,
watercolors by Cézanne
fill the void with light.

 
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Drifting

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Tile hot air balloon, Roxaboxen Park, Yuma, Arizona
 


drifting here and there
whichever way the breeze blows—
balloons of summer

 
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Present

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Someone left a stone at Roxaboxen Park, Yuma, Arizona. (Read why people leave stones at Roxaboxen.)
 


tiny painted stone
present in the children’s park—
gravel speaks in tongues

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Roxaboxen

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Mrs. Cranston left a stone at Roxaboxen Park, Yuma, Arizona. (Read why people leave stones at Roxaboxen.)
 


“Neat story, neat place!” Jada says.

 
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Psalm

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Tile footprint, Roxaboxen Park, Yuma, Arizona
 


in the wilderness
a footprint leading nowhere—
psalm of creation

 
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Stone

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Ryan Burns left a stone at Roxaboxen Park, Yuma, Arizona (Read why people leave stones at Roxaboxen.)
 


flag of stars and stripes
painted by a young boy’s hand—
psalm upon a stone

 
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Boundless

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Ceramic tile chile (official New Mexico spelling!), Roxaboxen Park, Yuma, Arizona
 


boundless harvest—
baskets brim with chiles
flames devour tongues

 
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