Category Archives: twilight

Despair

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Morning twilight, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


not a breath of wind
to hasten the sun’s rising—
teacup leaks despair

 
Haiku and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Swing

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May twilight, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 
 


imagine a swing
hanging from the stoutest branch—
one child flying high

 
Haiku and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Kudzu

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First morning light, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


in the kudzu fields
half a continent away
how green the morning

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Beyond

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Indigo bush at sunrise, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


What the trees whisper
in a language beyond words
no mere tongue can tell.

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Brushed

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Twilight, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


canvas of the sky
brushed with clouds and withered leaves—
the shape of twilight


~~ ~~ ~~
 
howling at daybreak
pack of restless coyotes
slouching toward the sun

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Welcoming

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Late summer twilight, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Southern California
 


welcoming twilight
as though it were an old friend
coming for supper

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Clearing

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Late summer twilight, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Southern California
 


clearing the flyway
for every star in waiting
crow’s persistent cry

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Worship

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Globe Mallow seedhead at twilight, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


wilderness at dawn
no one bowing in worship
before the ripe seeds

 

Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Perhaps

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Globe Mallow at twilight, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


Perhaps the tortoise
needs the mallow’s flickering
to find its way home.

 

Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Broken

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Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


wilderness twilight—
even tiny broken things
are murmuring truth

 
Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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