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Shadow Shot Sunday 2: Autumn Shadows

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An old ironwood tree casts autumn shadows in Yuma County, Arizona.
 
Photo © 2018 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Blue Monday: Cross

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An “old rugged cross,” Glendale Memorial Park, Glendale, Arizona.
 


Although the cross is rugged
And the grave is sere,
I come to visit often,
For my beloved’s here.
 
It’s not a chore to visit
Even when it’s hot,
For my beloved greets me
From his little plot.

 
  
Poem and photo © 2018 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Song

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Sunrise in Yuma County, Arizona.


Deepening autumn—
a lone dove greets the morning
with a plaintive song.

 
Haiku © 2018 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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More Haiku My Heart at Recuerda Mi Corazon

Snow on the Pine Boughs

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Pine boughs laden with snow in Apache County, Arizona.
 


Snow on the pine boughs, snow in the air!
Snow on the fox and raven and hare!
Snow in the valley, snow on the hill!
Snow on the rock, the ridge, and the rill!
 
Everywhere, everywhere snow is in sight!
Everything wears a blanket of white!
Nothing escapes the fingers of cold—
Winter is here, the world waxes old.

 
Poem © 2018 and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher

Macro Monday 2: Timer

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A timer in Phoenix, Arizona delivers water to plants on schedule.
 



 
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Shadow Shot Sunday 2: Yard

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A shadowy yard in Phoenix, Arizona.
 
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Haiku My Heart, Hosting for Rebecca: Healing

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A wounded cactus begins to heal in a Phoenix, Arizona backyard.
 


To all wounded things
blackbird sings a healing song—
new growth soon appears.

 
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Balance

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Sunflower in an irrigated field, Southern Arizona
 


delicate balance—
halfway between earth and sky
a sunflower blooms

 
Haiku © 2018 and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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More Midweek Motif at Poets United: “Balance”

Shadow Shot Sunday 2: Koi Pond

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The koi pond at Japanese Friendship Garden, Phoenix, Arizona.
 
Photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher

 
 
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Shadow Shot Sunday 2: Feeding

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Visitors to the Japanese Friendship Garden, Phoenix, Arizona feed koi.
 
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