Category Archives: Tucson

After

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Dusk, Saguaro National Park, Tucson, Arizona
 


after last night’s rain
the pathway through the cacti
less sharp than before

 
Haiku and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Hoarding

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Barrel cactus blossoms, Saguaro National Park, Tucson, Arizona
 


 
Haiga © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Soothing

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August evening, Saguaro National Park, Tucson, Arizona
 


midsummer evening—
last song of a cactus wren
soothing the mountains

 
Haiku and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Blessings

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August evening, Saguaro National Park, Tucson, Arizona
 


tantalizing clouds—
chances are fifty-fifty
for blessings of rain

 
Haiku and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Prey

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Mission San Xavier del Bac in the Sonoran Desert, Tucson, Arizona


dark sanctuary—
unsuspecting worshipers
become spirit’s prey

 
Haiku © 2016 and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Snatchers

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Mission San Xavier del Bac in the Sonoran Desert, Tucson, Arizona
 


made for snagging kites
two palms above the mission
sniffing at the wind
~~ ~~ ~~
kite snatchers waiting for some victims

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Prey

Steeple

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Mission San Xavier del Bac in the Sonoran Desert, Tucson, Arizona


from Vladivostok
to the Sonoran Desert
steeple by steeple
pilgrims following pathways
only eyes of faith can see

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Handmaid

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Mission San Xavier del Bac, Tucson, Arizona
 
“That is a very beautiful image of our Lady. I love how striking the purple gown is. Cool stuff. Glad I have been seeing you every day during this Virgin Business. It has been a wonderful journey. Peace my friend, Peace and love”
 
(Comment left by Joe Spado aka Spadoman, blogger at Round Circle, when this post was first published on 12 December 2011. Today I am joining with many other precious souls to Haiku the Heart of Joe Spadoman.)

 
 

Let it be to me
as the Holy One has said—
I am God’s handmaid.

 
Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Lady Comfort

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Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe, Mission San Xavier del Bac, Tucson, Arizona
 
“That’s cool! I wonder if each tile was made and then matched or painted on the tiles after they were put together. How tall is this? Looks like it is on a wall high above your head. Your words are truly gracious for Our Lady.”
 
(Comment left by Joe Spado aka Spadoman, blogger at Round Circle, when this post was first published on 6 December 2011. Joe’s sudden and unexpected death two days ago has left many hearts bereft.)

 


My Lady Comfort,
just to see your gracious face—
fruit and bread and wine!

 
Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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