Category Archives: San Miguel de Allende

Padlock

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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
 
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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
 
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Shopping

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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
 
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Greensong

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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
 
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Corner

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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
 
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Cobbled

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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
 
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Solitude

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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

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Sweet

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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
 
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Knitting

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Section of a mural, San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, México
 


knitting life and death
together in a pattern
inextricable

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Fortune Teller

Stepping down
 
Bougainvillea petals litter a sidewalk, San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, México
 


a single sunbeam
scribbling runes on fallen leaves—
autumn graffiti


the half-blind fortune teller
sniffing for a sign of life

 
*Opening gambit by Mark M. Redfearn
 
Final two lines and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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