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Today

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Some of the books on one of my many shelves
 


An old oak topples—
what better day than today
to open a book?

 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Huddling

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Decorated river stones left by young visitors, Roxaboxen Park, Yuma, Arizona
 


On the longest day
stones huddle in the shadows
to escape the sun.

 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Petatillo

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Artisan at work, Galería Bernabe, Tonalá, Jalisco, México
 

summer afternoon—
petatillo artisan
paints another line

 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Quilt

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Portion of a quilt made by “Grandma Mac,” my maternal grandmother
 


spirits of the quilt
wrapping her in peaceful dreams
though she sleeps alone

 
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Honey

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Wayside shrine, the Virgin of Guadalupe, San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, México
 


all the little shrines
reviving weary pilgrims—
honey on the way

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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One

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Beavertail Cactus (Opuntia basilaris) blossom, Yuma Conservation Garden, Yuma, Arizona
 


The field to the north
is filled only with cacti
and one red blossom.

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Prayers

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Detail from a triptych at Fábrica La Aurora, San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, México
(The original image is about the size of a U.S. quarter-dollar coin.)
 


Every pilgrim knows
the tiniest of prayers
is no waste of breath.

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Foretold

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La Virgen Maria, artist unknown, Museo Zacatecano Zacatecas, México
 


As it was foretold,
a Virgin bears a baby—
jasmine scents the night.

 
Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Companions

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California buckwheat (Eriogonum fasciculatum)
 


my sole companions—
these rusty buckwheat blossoms
hallowing the way

 
Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Be

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Virgin of Guadalupe mosaic by artist Anado McLauchlin, La Cieneguita, Guanajuato, México
 


Her one ambition:
serving God with all her heart—
“Be it unto me…”

 
Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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