Category Archives: Sky Watch Friday

Wilting Weather

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Japanese Friendship Garden, Phoenix, Arizona.
 


the garden stone’s heat—
even my white umbrella
is wilting today

 
 
Haiku and photo © by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Dread

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A ruined stone wall overlooks Willow Lake, Prescott, Arizona.
  


Rattler whom I dread,
will you strike me as I walk
among the ruins?

  
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Lullaby

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Sunset in the Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona.
 


To the setting sun
a dove sings a lullaby
she has learned by heart.

 
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Window

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A surrealistic painting of a winter sky adds a dash of mystery to the wall of a home in Yuma, Arizona.
 


Wide-open window—
a magpie on the mountain
seems to know my name.

 
Haiku and photo © by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Deadly

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Ocotillo thorns, Robert J. Moody Demonstration Garden, Yuma, Arizona
 


Even deadly thorns
cannot keep me from the way
that’s prepared for me.

 
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Requiem

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A desert scene near Ajo, Arizona.
 


Twilight requiem—
a frightened lizard cowers
somewhere in the stones.

 
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Twilight

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Evening descends on mountains near Ajo, Arizona.
 


Crow on the mountain,
must you shatter twilight’s peace
with your wagging tongue?

  
Photo and haiku © by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
  
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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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