Category Archives: San Miguel de Allende

Feigning

 photo DSC_0053_zpsjmpc77m3.jpg
Abandoned amphitheatre, San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, México
 


on his shadow bed
feigning health and heartiness
one of Shakespeare’s kings
 
~~ ~~ ~~
 
Plays past echo in the stones.

 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Six-Word Saturday
 
More Our World Tuesday
 
More Shadow Shot Sunday 2
 
More Carpe Diem: “Inspired by Adjei Agyei-Baah”

Ripening

Shadow garden photo SanMiguelJune2012434a.jpg
San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, México
 


a rooftop garden
with strawberries and shadows
ripening fully

 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Blue Monday
 
More SkyWatch Friday
 
More Carpe Diem: “Strawberry”

Padlock

 photo bd5dfc1e-8f3a-4e11-9c46-3209c198e73b_zpsxt3ptzly.jpg
 
Securely locked door, San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, México
 


padlock on the door
shutting me out for the night—
my bedroom the street

 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Macro Monday 2
 
More Carpe Diem: “Inspired by Kikaku”

Vanity

Morning glory
 
Wayside morning glory, San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, México
 


priestly vanity—
a fresh-picked morning glory
tucked behind his ear

 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Carpe Diem: “Basho’s ‘Priest and Morning Glory'”

Shopping

Haiga.shopping day photo Haiga.SMA.basket_zpsompigkbe.jpg
Shopping in San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, México
 


From the mercado
she carries in her basket
daily bread and light.

 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Blue Monday
 
More Ruby Tuesday Too
 
More Our World Tuesday
 
More Carpe Diem: “Light”

Greensong

 photo SanMiguelJune20121023_zpsdf7784a3.jpg
Ruins at El Charco del Ingenio conservation area, San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, México
 


through a crumbling door
walking into summertime—
the greensong of leaves

 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Shadow Shot Sunday 2
 
More Carpe Diem: “Summertime”

Corner

 photo SanMiguelCharcoruins_zpsf52c4b6e.jpg
Ruins at El Charco del Ingenio conservation area, San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, México
 


Turning the corner
that crumbled ages ago,
I search for a lamp.
 
~~ ~~ ~~
 
I turn the corner
that crumbled ages ago,
searching for a lamp.

 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More SkyWatch Friday
 
More Carpe Diem: “Fuyuko Tomita’s ‘The Corner'”

Cobbled

 photo SanMiguelJune2012602_zpsd1b2730c.jpg
A cobbled walkway, San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, México


a cobbled walkway
leading to the blessed isle
or perhaps to lunch

 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Shadow Shot Sunday 2
 
More Carpe Diem: “Isle of the Blessed”

Solitude

Wayside Shrine photo SanMiguelJune2012309a.jpg
Wayside shrine, Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe, San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, México


At the wayside shrines
those pursuing solitude
calm their restless souls.

Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher

More Blue Monday

More Carpe Diem: “Solitude”

More Twelve Days of Mary at Recuerda Mi Corazon: Day 8

Sweet

Mary of the Wall photo MaryofthewallSMA_zpsfdf12a46.jpg
Wayside shrine, Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe, San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, México
 


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


Sweet is the taste of holiness.

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Six-Word Saturday
 
More Shadow Shot Sunday 2
 
More Twelve Days of Mary at Recuerda Mi Corazon: Day 6

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 715 other followers