Category Archives: sunflowers

News

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Northern Arizona
 


news at six o’clock—
nothing about sunflowers
luring honeybees

 
 
Haiku © 2016 and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
More Haiku Horizons: “Clock”

Kept

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Spent sunflower, Yuma East Wetlands, Yuma, Arizona
 


Though petals wither,
beauty’s promises are kept
by ripening seeds.

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Macro Monday 2
 
More Monday Mellow Yellows
 
More Carpe Diem: “Inner Beauty”

Flung

Sunflower and bee
Sunflower at daybreak, Southern California
 


Someone flung these stars
across the meadow at dawn—
bees claw at their hearts.

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Macro Monday 2
 
More Shadow Shot Sunday 2
 
More Carpe Diem: “Sunflower”
 
More I Heart Macro at Shine the Divine

Palette

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Sunflower at dusk, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona

 


salmon, blue and gold—
a summer sunset’s palette
in the wilderness

 
Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Carpe Diem: “Salmon”
 
More September Heights 2013: “Gold”

Magic

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Sunflower in irrigated alfalfa field, Southern Arizona
 


how a sunflower
can weave its golden magic
in a field of green

 
Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More SkyWatch Friday
 
More Ein Stück Himmel
 
More Monday Mellow Yellows
 
More Carpe Diem: “Magic Fields”

Circus

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Southern California
 


With golden faces,
clowns keep tumbling on and on—
circus of the sun.

 
Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Monday Mellow Yellows
 
More Carpe Diem: “Sunflower”

Humming Solstice Songs

Sunflower in the wild
 
Sunflower, Southern California
 


even the insects
know how to welcome summer
humming solstice songs

 
Text and photo © 2012 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Tackle It Tuesday: “Summer Solstice”
 
More Straight Out of the Camera Sunday
 
More Share the Joy Thursday
 
More Mellow Yellow Monday
 
More Floral Friday Fotos
 
More I Heart Macro

More Dead Than Alive

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more dead than alive
Sunflower Maiden keening
for her fading hair

 
Text and photo © 2012 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: Northern Arizona
 
More Straight Out of the Camera Sunday
 
More We Write Poems: NaPoWriMo #15
 
More The April Heights: “Alive”
 
More Macro Flowers Saturday
 
More Mellow Yellow Monday
 
More Shadow Shot Sunday 2
 
More Floral Friday Fotos
 
More Macro Monday
 
More I Heart Macro

Winter

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sunflowers
will not stop blooming
in my heart

 
Text and photo © 2012 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: Northern Arizona
 
More Postcards from Paradise at Recuerda Mi Corazon
 
More The Haiku Challenge 2012: “Seasons”
 
More Straight Out of the Camera Sunday
 
More Shadow Shot Sunday 2
 
More Mellow Yellow Monday
 
More Floral Friday Fotos
 
More Macro Monday
 
More I Heart Macro

Seeds

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Who numbers the seeds
in each dying sunflower?
The god of small things.

 
 
Text and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: Northern Arizona
 
More Sensational Haiku Wednesday with the theme “Numbers” here
 
More The Thursday Think Tank with the theme “Sunflowers” here
 
More Monday Poetry Train Revisited #136 here
 
More Mellow Yellow Monday photos here
 

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