Category Archives: saguaro cactus

Daybreak

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Daybreak with a saguaro, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


 
Photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Fallen

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A fallen saguaro cactus, Sonoran Desert, Maricopa County, Southern Arizona
 


Fallen saguaro—
how many more moonrises
until I fall too?

 
Haiku and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Evening

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A saguaro cactus, Sonoran Desert, Maricopa County, Southern Arizona
 


Wilderness evening—
what key unlocks the secrets
hidden in the clouds?

 
Haiku and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Distant

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Shattered and desiccated remains of a saguaro cactus, Sonoran Desert, Maricopa County, Arizona
 


tortured by the sun
things twisted and forgotten—
distant is the plum

 
Haiku © 2016 and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher

Straining

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Saguaro cactus, Sonoran Desert, Maricopa County, Arizona
 


autumn afternoon—
straining to hear a wren’s note
as shadows lengthen

 
Haiku and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher

Piercing

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Saguaro cactus, Sonoran Desert, Maricopa County, Arizona
 


at midday
from saguaro spines
piercing songs

 
Haiku © 2015 and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher

Kneading

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Shattered saguaro cacti, Sonoran Desert, Maricopa County, Arizona
 

afternoon sunshine
kneading old saguaro bones—
distant is the plum

 
Haiku and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher

Thread

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Saguaro cactus at dawn, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


October morning
barely enough light to thread
saguaro needles

 
Haiku and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher

Sniffing

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Saguaro cactus at dawn, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


sniffing the silence
around an old saguaro
just before sunrise

 
Haiku and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Hidden

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Saguaro cactus, White Tank Mountain Regional Park, Maricopa County, Arizona
 


on a mountain path
hidden from all prying ears
an untold story

 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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