Category Archives: Sky Watch Friday

Watching

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Snow will probably never fall on this Phoenix, Arizona yard.
 


Watching for winter—
how great my disappointment
when I see no snow!

 
Haiku and photo © by Magical Mystical Teacher

Authenticity

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Colorful aspen trees brighten a hillside in California’s Inyo National Forest.
 


Authenticity:
the aspens do not pretend
to be oaks or pines.

 
Haiku and photo © by Magical Mystical Teacher

Whispering

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Lockett Meadow Campground, Coconino National Forest near Flagstaff, Arizona.
 


Among the aspens
a whispering of voices—
I am not alone.

 
Haiku and photo © by Magical Mystical Teacher

Promise

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Evening storm clouds may bring moisture to arid lands near Grants, New Mexico.
 


Autumn afternoon—
clouds drifting from the mountains
seem to promise rain.

 
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Shadowy

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Inyo National Forest near Bishop, California.
 


Autumn afternoon—
I take the shadowy path
without companions.

 
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Song

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Sunrise in the Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona.
 


The song of a dove
slips through some tangled branches
toward the rising sun.

 
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Cry

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Autumn sunrise, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona.
 


With a cry of joy
a dove rises from her nest
and wings toward the sun.

 
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Balm

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The Sonoran Desert, Yuma County, Arizona seems to offer little to anyone passing through.
 


In this barren land
will I find the balm I seek
to ease my longing?

 
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Tattered

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The full moon glows brightly just before daybreak over Wellton, Arizona.
 


meteor showers
blotted out by the full moon—
summer’s tattered edge

 
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Afternoon

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Willow Lake, Prescott, Arizona.
 


languid afternoon—
the holiness of water
mixed with blackbird’s song

 
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