Category Archives: Sky Watch Friday

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A path leads to distant mountains in California’s Anza-Borrego Desert State Park.
 


Hearing a blackbird
sing on the misty mountain,
I follow its voice.

 
Haiku and photo © by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Signs

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Robert J. Moody Demonstration Garden, Yuma, Arizona provides signage for visitors.
 


Are you seeking signs
in the wilderness, pilgrim?
What if none appear?

 
Haiku and photo © by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Beyond

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Cattle Track Arts Compound, Scottsdale, Arizona contains some interesting buildings.
 


Beyond my courtyard
I sense the distant mountains
waiting for fresh snow.

 
Haiku and photo © by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Haunted


Owls often roost by day in this tangled palo verde tree in Yuma County, Arizona.
 


After Thanksgiving,
I visit places haunted
by the desert owls.

 
 
Haiku and photo © by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Blue Monday & Ruby Tuesday Too: Thankful for Sunrises

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The sun rises over the Sonoran Desert in Yuma County, Arizona.
 
One photo, two memes.

  


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BLUE MONDAY BADGE

 
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Celebrate

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Fading bougainvillea blossoms have been tossed on a trash heap in Wellton, Arizona.
 


Can I truly celebrate
When the brilliant blossoms fade?
Can this heart of mine rejoice
When such folly is displayed?
 
Yet even as they’re fading,
And although they cannot sing,
The blossoms clearly show me
Life on Earth’s a fragile thing.

 
Poem and photo © by Magical Mystical Teacher

Curtains

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Morning light washes over a hillside home in Zacatecas, Mexico.
 
  
Photo watermarked by Photobucket, because I refused to pay for image hosting, which used to be free!

 


Behind white curtains
the young lieutenant’s widow
salts her tea with tears.

 
 
Haiku and photo © by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Ablaze

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Autumn colors blaze along the Animas River near Cedar Hill, San Juan County, New Mexico.
 


Autumn by autumn
the riverine cottonwoods
set themselves ablaze.

 
Haiku and photo © by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Blue Monday & Ruby Tuesday Too: Fiery Sky

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The setting sun sets the sky ablaze in Tucson, Arizona. One photo, two memes. .
 
  


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BLUE MONDAY BADGE

 
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Briefly

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Colorful autumn leaves in California’s Inyo National Forest will soon be dashed to the ground by snow.
 


clear blue autumn sky—
great joy, albeit briefly,
before the first snow

 
Haiku and photo © by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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