Category Archives: sundown

Way

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Day’s end, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


midsummer moments—
taking the winding way home
just before nightfall

 
Haiku and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Cooing

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Sunset on a golf course, Southern Arizona
 


sundown at the pond—
a hundred hidden pigeons
cooing for the light

 
Haiku © 2016 and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher

Meeting

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November sunset, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 

November sundown—
a hunter and the hunted
meeting in mid-flight

 
Haiku and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher

Cry

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November sunset, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 

November sundown—
the cry of a great horned owl
preparing to hunt

 
Haiku and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher

Ending

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Late summer sunset, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


ending of summer
even the geese are weary
of halcyon days

 
Haiku and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Plainsong

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August sunset, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


seven worlds away
Andromeda’s old plainsong
keeping desert time

 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Happiness

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Abandoned irrigation ditch at sunset, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


happiness
in walking alone
at day’s end

 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Savoring

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Sundown on a chilly January day, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


first month of the year
savoring soup at sundown
to ward off the chill

 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Debut

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November sunset, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


In time for the moon
to make its dazzling debut,
the sun slips away.

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Fire

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Sunset, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


October evening—
the house of desolation
burning without fire

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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