Blog Archives

Song

 photo IMG_4029_zpsppnktaja.jpg
A winter day, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


Winter afternoon—
a dove leaves its mournful song
on a frozen branch.

 
Haiku and photo © 2017 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
More SkyWatch Friday
 
More Haiku My Heart at Recuerda Mi Corazon

Swing

 photo c8b429a0-ce8b-4033-8455-d669c1c71afb_zpsv12i3kbk.jpg
May twilight, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 
 


imagine a swing
hanging from the stoutest branch—
one child flying high

 
Haiku and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
More Haiku Horizons: “Swing”

Dovesong

 photo DSC_0021_zpspqfdsvbc.jpg
Early spring sunset, seen through the branches of an ironwood tree, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


first sunset of spring—
on a twisted branch dovesong
settles for the night

 
Haiku and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More SkyWatch Friday
 
More Haiku My Heart at Recuerda Mi Corazon

Blossom

First palo verde blossom 2015 photo Sonoranfirstpalobloom_zps1d81b379.jpg
First blossom of 2015 on a palo verde tree, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


first yellow blossom
sprouting from a slender branch—
Buddha bows his head

 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Macro Monday 2
 
More Carpe Diem: “Yellow”
 
More Monday Mellow Yellows
 
More Haiku My Heart at Recuerda Mi Corazon

Branch

Dove at daybreak photo Sonorandove2_zps90d7b1db.jpg
Dove at daybreak, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


how the barren branch
hosts a hungry mourning dove
while God turns away

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Haiku Horizons: “Branch”
 
More Carpe Diem: “Tree of Life”

If

Dead Indigo Bush photo deadindigobush_zps27ada9ce.jpg
Indigo Bush (Psorothamnus fremontii), Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


If the branch could speak,
it might become a channel
to release new truths.

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Shadow Shot Sunday 2
 
More Straight Out of the Camera Sunday
 
More The Sunday Whirl, Wordle 158: “Branch, Speak, Become, Channel, Release”

Ripening

 photo starmilkweed_zps41990c04.jpg
Trailing Milkweed (Sarcostemma hirtellum), Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


strewn along the branch
a thousand years of darkness
ripening to stars

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Macro Monday 2
 
More SkyWatch Friday
 
More Carpe Diem Goes Back to Its Roots #5
 
More Haiku My Heart at Recuerda Mi Corazon