Category Archives: Sky Watch Friday

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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Haiku My Heart: Faint Is My Path

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Unrelenting sun bears down on every living thing at Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Southern California.
 


With no walking stick,
how distant seem the mountains
and how faint my path!

 
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Flight

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A rather battered Virgin of Guadalupe watches over a grave at Yuma Pioneer Cemetery, Yuma, Arizona.
  


How will you prepare
for the flight that has no end,
blackbird, O blackbird?


  
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Wilting Weather

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Japanese Friendship Garden, Phoenix, Arizona.
 


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

 
 
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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.

 
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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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