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August

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A hot August day, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


Even the clouds sizzle this afternoon.

 
Text and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Dreaming

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One of many ducks at the pond, Yuma Conservation Garden, Yuma, Arizona
 


Resting on one leg,
a duck near the garden pond
dreams of the next fish.

 
Haiku and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Feather

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A single feather, Yuma Conservation Garden, Yuma, Arizona
 


Midsummer morning—
under a feather red ants
shelter from the sun.
 
~~ ~~ ~~
 


Hapless bird loses one precious feather.

 
Haiku and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Unpunctuated

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Indigo Bush (Psorothamnus fremontii), Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


in tangled places
stories tumble line by line
unpunctuated
 
~~ ~~ ~~
 


Within the shadows great surprises hide.

 
Haiku and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Refuge

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A stand of palo verde trees, Maricopa County, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


on a sizzling day
taking refuge from the sun
underneath a tree
 
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Are trees better companions than humans?

 
Haiku and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Bougainvillea

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Bougainvillea at first light of day, Southern Arizona
 


bougainvillea
waiting for the gardener
to tie up loose ends
 
~~ ~~ ~~
 


Early morning shadows delight the soul.

 
Haiku and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Hiding Place

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Construction leftovers, Southern Arizona
 


In this pile wee creatures hide.

 
Text and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Point

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Cholla cactus, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Southern California
 


getting the point from a master

 
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Empty

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Sunlight through a stained glass window pools on the floor, Sacred Heart Church, Farmington, New Mexico
 


no music
dislodging silence
empty church

 
Haiku © 2016 and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Morning

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Early morning street scene, San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, México
 


Sometimes morning sneaks up on me.

 
Text © 2016 and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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