Category Archives: Sky Watch Friday

Fresh

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A sunflower blooms at Robert J. Moody Demonstration Garden, Yuma, Arizona.
 


When sunflowers bloom,
sparrows light up the garden
with fresh morning songs.

 
Haiku and photo by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Listening

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Hikers can see for miles on the trail above Pipe Spring National Monument near Fredonia, Arizona.
  


Pausing on the trail,
I listen to my heartbeat
and a scolding crow.

  
Haiku and photo © 2019 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Stage

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A retired tractor lives out its last days in the tranquility of the Robert J. Moody Demonstration Garden, Yuma, Arizona.
  


An old green tractor
becomes a shadowy stage
for spring’s danse macabre.

  
Haiku and photo © by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Shady Place

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Afternoon shadows settle in a drainage ditch in Yuma, Arizona.
  


In a shady place
I stop to rest and listen—
a mourning dove sings.

  
Haiku and photo © by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Waiting

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A street festooned with blue banderas, San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, México.
  


waiting for a breeze
a hundred blue banderas
bluer than the sky

  
Haiku and photo © by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Cloudless

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A clear blue sky and some gnarled branches welcome visitors to the Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona.
 


Cloudless April day—
I walk in desolation,
consoled by birdsong.

 
Haiku and photo © by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Nectar

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Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Southern California.
  


Will you find nectar
beyond the mountain’s shadow,
desert butterfly?

  
Haiku and photo © by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Watching

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Cholla cactus at Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, Southern Arizona
 


For cactus blossoms
I keep watching and waiting—
a crow watches me.

 
Haiku and photo © by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Garden

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Yuma Conservation Garden, Yuma, Arizona.


 


Tired of politics,
I seek solitude’s garden
to restore my soul.

 
Haiku and photo © by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Broken

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A broken-down farm wagon finds its final resting place at Yuma Conservation Garden, Yuma, Arizona.
 


for the long journey
nothing but a broken wheel
and a raven’s cry

 
Haiku and photo © by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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