Category Archives: Sky Watch Friday

Finding

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Sunset in a smoke-filled sky, Southern Arizona
 


just before sunset
finding the young me I lost
sixty years ago

 
Haiku © 2018 and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 

Greening

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An ocotillo sports new green leaves after recent monsoons in the Sonoran Desert, Maricopa County, Southern Arizona.
 


In the midday heat
a greening ocotillo
offers little shade.

 
Haiku and photo © 2018 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Fly

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Mountains dominate portions of the Sonoran Desert, Maricopa County, Arizona.
 


What if the mountain
were to fly south without you,
blackbird on the wing?

 
Haiku and photo © 2018 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Broken

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A dead saguaro cactus, Sonoran Desert, Maricopa County, Southern Arizona.
 


Broken saguaro,
how long will you keep standing
before I break too?

 
Haiku and photo © 2018 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Heaps

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Sunrise in Yuma County, Arizona.
 


in the house of light
two women sweep up the dust
into golden heaps

 
Haiku © 2018 and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Sunrise

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August sunrise in Yuma County, Arizona.
 


Is this the sunrise
for which I have been waiting?
Blackbird, find your voice!

 
Haiku and photo © 2018 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Sizzling

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A summer day begins, Yuma County, Arizona.
 


Sizzling summer day—
the white dove will keep singing,
though humans grumble.

 
Haiku and photo © 2018 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Mist

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Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Southern California.
 


Mist on the mountain—
a blackbird seeking its nest
starts to go astray.

 
Haiku and photo © 2018 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Shadow Shot Sunday 2: Short Shadows

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Midday shadows are short under an ocotillo, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Southern California.
 
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How

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Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Southern California.
 


How many mountains
does it take to keep a cloud
from falling to earth?

 
Haiku and photo © 2018 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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