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Mask

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Aztec Ruins National Monument, Aztec, New Mexico
 


Yellow butterfly,
you rest within the shadows
that mask a stone wall.

 
Haiku and photo © 2017 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Perhaps

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Aztec Ruins National Monument, Aztec, New Mexico
 


summer afternoon—
perhaps one cloud holds raindrops
for the thirsty dove

 
Haiku and photo © 2017 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Piping

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Aztec Ruins, Aztec, New Mexico
 


ragged flute player
cradled in a shaft of light
piping summer’s joy

 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Scrap

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Aztec Ruins, Aztec, New Mexico
 


a scrap of wisdom
nestling in the ruined walls—
pilgrim souls rejoice

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Voice

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Aztec Ruins, Aztec, New Mexico
 


among the ruins
a voice of wisdom calling—
the green corn ripens

 
Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Piping

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Aztec Ruins, Aztec, New Mexico
 


ragged flute player
cradled in a shaft of light
piping notes of joy

 
Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Liberation

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Aztec Ruins, Aztec, New Mexico
 


ancestral spirits
released from earthly bondage
singing shadow songs

 
Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Metate

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Metate that once held maize for grinding with a mano, Aztec Ruins, Aztec, New Mexico
 


Sometimes paradise
is the ecstatic scraping
of stone against stone.

 
Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Mystical

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Aztec Ruins, Aztec, New Mexico
 


Mystical murmurs—
within the holy precincts
ancestors still pray.

 
Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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