Category Archives: San Diego County

Somewhere

Oak Grove, San Diego County
Autumn color, 2011, Oak Grove, San Diego County, California
 


A road to somewhere—
might it lead to paradise
and a feast of thanks?

 
Poem © 2016 and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
More Midweek Motif at Poets United: “Appreciation”
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Strength

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Wilderness Gardens Preserve, Pala, California
 


barely enough strength
to stumble past the shadows
and into the light

 
Haiku © 2015 and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher

Healing

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Wilderness Gardens Preserve, Pala, California
 


wounded tree
healing memories
in the sun

 
Text © 2015 and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher

Praying Place

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Mission San Antonio de Pala, Pala, California
 


At the praying place,
because of my yammering,
Mary prays harder.

 
Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Macro Monday 2
 
More I Heart Macro at Shine the Divine
 
More Mornings with Mary at Recuerda Mi Corazon

Blackbird

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Wilderness Gardens Preserve, Pala, California
 


blackbird contemplates
brittle grass and browning leaf—
autumn drawing near

 
Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Shadow Shot Sunday 2
 
More Carpe Diem: “Autumn Near”

Cup

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Nightshade blossom, Wilderness Gardens Preserve, Pala, California
 


Filling nightshade’s cup
from sky pools along her way,
pilgrim sips the stars.

 
Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Haiku My Heart at Recuerda Mi Corazon

Cicadas

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Cemetery, Mission San Antonio de Pala, Pala, California
 


sizzling summer day—
cicadas in the graveyard
buzzing at the dead

 
Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Himmelsk
 
More Friday’s Fences
 
More Ruby Tuesday 2
 
More Ein Stück Himmel #78
 
More Carpe Diem: “Cicada”

Ablutions

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Wilderness Gardens Preserve, Pala, California
 


at a mountain pond
far away from festivals—
daily ablutions

 
Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Carpe Diem: “Half-Year’s-End Festival”