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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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Tree Hugger

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Student artwork at a Yuma County, Arizona high school.
  


A tree-hugging bird is a sight
That’s visible only in light,
For like you and me
The bird in the tree
Finds comfort in sleeping at night.

  
Limerick and photo © by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
More Midweek Motif at Poets United: “Light”

Macro Monday 2: Footprint

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A simulated dinosaur footprint, Prescott Public Library, Prescott, Arizona.
 
 
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Shadow Shot Sunday 2: Clinging Shadows

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Shadows cling to the branches of a gnarled ironwood tree in Yuma County, Arizona.
 
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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!

 
Poems and photo © by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
More Haiku My Heart at Recuerda Mi Corazon
 
More Midweek Motif at Poets United: “Picnic”

Blue Monday: Labyrinth & Prayer Flags

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Tibetan prayer flags flutter near a labyrinth at a church in Phoenix, Arizona.
 


A circular path is the best;
Along the whole way you can rest.
When you go around,
Not making a sound,
It’s hard to be other than blest!
 
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Macro Monday 2: A Cactus with Heart

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A heart-shaped cactus paddle greets visitors in a garden in Phoenix, Arizona.
 
 
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Shadow Shot Sunday 2: Porches

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Shadows line the porches of the pioneer stronghold called Winsor Castle at Pipe Spring National Monument, Fredonia, Arizona.
 
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Listening

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Hikers can see for miles on the trail above Pipe Spring National Monument near Fredonia, Arizona.
  


Pausing on the trail,
I listen to my heartbeat
and a scolding crow.

  
Haiku and photo © 2019 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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More Haiku My Heart at Recuerda Mi Corazon