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Rope

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Rope on a horse-drawn wagon, Yuma Quartermaster Depot, Yuma, Arizona
 


first week of the year—
in my trembling hands a rope
to steady my way

 
Haiku © 2016 and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher

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Rope

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Rope on a horse-drawn wagon, Yuma Quartermaster Depot, Yuma, Arizona
 


ordinary rope
tying loose ends together
in a sacred knot

 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Blacksmith

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Blacksmith at work, Yuma Quartermaster Depot, Yuma, Arizona
 


outside a cabin
the hiss of iron heating
in a roaring forge
~~ ~~ ~~


blacksmith bending iron to his will

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Jolting

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Yuma Quartermaster Depot, Yuma, Arizona
 


from known to unknown
old wheels creaking and groaning—
journeying music
 
~~ ~~ ~~


Jolting journey to a better place…

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Endless

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Weathered wagon wheel, Yuma Quartermaster Depot, Yuma, Arizona
 


weathered spokes and wheels
their endless jolting journeys
following the wind

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Stirring

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Battered wagon wheel, Yuma Quartermaster Depot, Yuma, Arizona
 


a trip long ago
still stirring up memories—
winter’s bitter wind

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Resting

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Yellow trumpet bush (Tecoma stans), Yuma Quartermaster Depot, Yuma, Arizona
 


two pilgrims resting
in the blooms’ cooling shadows—
arduous journey

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Journeys

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Weathered wagon wheel, Yuma Quartermaster Depot, Yuma, Arizona
 


weathered spokes and wheels
their endless jolting journeys
following the wind

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Mercy

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Bougainvillea, Yuma Quartermaster Depot, Yuma, Arizona
 


when the lotus fails
and knowing is not enough—
the mercy of thorns

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Table

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Fallen fruit, Yuma Quartermaster Depot, Yuma, Arizona
 


waiting to be found
wisdom lingers on the earth—
a laden table

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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