Category Archives: Yuma

Shadow Shot Sunday 2: Saguaro Cactus

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Saguaro cactus, Yuma Conservation Garden., Yuma, Arizona
 
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Fresh

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A sunflower blooms at Robert J. Moody Demonstration Garden, Yuma, Arizona.
 


When sunflowers bloom,
sparrows light up the garden
with fresh morning songs.

 
Haiku and photo by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Picnic

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Yuma Pioneer Cemetery, Yuma, Arizona.
 


Party-crashing ants
help themselves to chips and cake
at our picnic lunch.
 
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We fixed ourselves a picnic, we munched among the dead,
For it was in the graveyard that our feast was spread.
The ants came uninvited and helped themselves to cake;
Now we see that picnicking was a huge mistake!

 
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Macro Monday 2: Birdhouse

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A birdhouse awaits new occupants at Yuma Conservation Garden, Yuma, Arizona.
 
 
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Shadow Shot Sunday 2: Sunflowers

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Robert J. Moody Demonstration Garden, Yuma, Arizona.
 
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Stage

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A retired tractor lives out its last days in the tranquility of the Robert J. Moody Demonstration Garden, Yuma, Arizona.
  


An old green tractor
becomes a shadowy stage
for spring’s danse macabre.

  
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Shady Place

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Afternoon shadows settle in a drainage ditch in Yuma, Arizona.
  


In a shady place
I stop to rest and listen—
a mourning dove sings.

  
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Garden

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Yuma Conservation Garden, Yuma, Arizona.


 


Tired of politics,
I seek solitude’s garden
to restore my soul.

 
Haiku and photo © by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Broken

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A broken-down farm wagon finds its final resting place at Yuma Conservation Garden, Yuma, Arizona.
 


for the long journey
nothing but a broken wheel
and a raven’s cry

 
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Shadow Shot Sunday 2: Artist at Work

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An artist works on a watercolor at an outdoor event at Robert J. Moody Demonstration Garden, Yuma, Arizona.
 
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