Category Archives: winter

Madness

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Winter afternoon shadows settle near an ironwood tree, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


waiting for some friends
near a tree that has no leaves—
midwinter madness

 
Haiku and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Sunday’s Whirligig #46
 
More Shadow Shot Sunday 2
 

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Brightening

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Brittlebush blossoms, early January, Sonoran Desert, Yuma County, Arizona
 


even in winter
auspicious yellow blossoms
brightening the land

 
Haiku © 2016 and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher

Far From the City

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Far from the city,
snows and shadows are singing—
foxes find covert.

 
Text and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: Northern Arizona
 
More The Thursday Think Tank with the theme “The City” here
 
More Haiku My Heart at Recuerda Mi Corazon here
 
More Haiku Heights with the theme “Covert” here
 
More Straight Out of the Camera shots here
 
More Shadow Shot Sunday photos here
 
More Watery Wednesday photos here
 
More SkyWatch Friday photos here
 
More Himmelsk photos here

Nipping

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Winter, where are you?
Just over the horizon,
nipping autumn’s heels.

 
Text and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: Northern Arizona
 
More Carry On Tuesday poems with the theme “Where Are You?” here
 
More The Thursday Think Tank with the theme “Winter” here
 
More Haiku My Heart at Recuerda Mi Corazon here
 
More SkyWatch Friday photos here
 
More Friday’s Fences photos here
 
More Himmelsk photos here

Dagger

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stabbing winter sky
dagger tree anticipates
quick and easy kill

 
 
Text and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: Northern Arizona
 
More The Height of Haiku Challenge, Day 17 with the theme “Winter” here
 
More Haiku My Heart at Recuerda Mi Corazon here
 
More Monday Poetry Train Revisited #136 here
 
More Straight Out of the Camera shots here
 
More Shadow Shot Sunday photos here
 
More SkyWatch Friday photos here
 
More The Poetry Pantry #66 here
 
More Himmelsk photos here

While

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While the earth remains,
so will summer and winter,
seedtime and harvest.

 
 
Text and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: Bible open to Genesis 8:22
 
More The Height of Haiku Challenge, Day 17 with the theme “Winter” here
 
More Haiku My Heart at Recuerda Mi Corazon here
 
More Monday Poetry Train Revisited #136 here
 

Winter

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Not even fences
can keep winter from straying
into wild places.

 
 
Text and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: Northern Arizona
 
More The Height of Haiku Challenge, Day 17 with the theme “Winter” here
 
More Sensational Haiku Wednesday with the theme “Freestyle” here
 
More Haiku My Heart at Recuerda Mi Corazon here
 
More Monday Poetry Train Revisited #136 here
 
More Straight Out of the Camera shots here
 
More Shadow Shot Sunday photos here
 
More SkyWatch Friday photos here
 
More Himmelsk photos here