Category Archives: Sedona

After

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Deserted sidewalk café, Sedona, Arizona
 


after the party
not even a single crumb
for hungry sparrows

 
Haiku © 2016 and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Staircase

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Sedona, Arizona
 


a blues trombonist
mounting the rainbow staircase
for his midnight gig—
smoke from an open doorway
anticipating the notes

 
Text © 2015 and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Lantern

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View of a courtyard in Tlaquepaque Arts and Crafts Village, Sedona, Arizona
 


Red paper lantern—
mistaking it for ripe fruit,
wrens peck at its flesh.

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Blues

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Sedona, Arizona
 


a blues trombonist
mounting the rainbow staircase
for his midnight gig

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Petitions

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Prayer flags in Sedona, Arizona
 


not a sigh of wind
even humble petitions
tumbling to the ground

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Hens

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Whimsical painting of hens on a building in Sedona, Arizona
 


While two hens argue
over which should get more corn,
mice cop some kernels.

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Swallowed

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Red Dirt Shirts, Sedona, Arizona
 


Some shadows like to swallow buildings.

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Pretender

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Old advertising sign for sale at an antique store, Sedona, Arizona
 


hued in blue and gold
morning glory pretender
climbing up the wall

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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After

Cafe at daybreak photo Sedonaclosedcafe_zps571ecfcd.jpg
Deserted sidewalk café, Sedona, Arizona
 


after the party
not even crumbs for sparrows
or sprinkles for ants

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Brushstrokes

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Sidewalk sculpture of a cowboy artist in downtown Sedona, Arizona
 


splashing his canvas
with sunrises and lizards
brushstrokes made with joy

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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