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The summer afternoon sky framed by the branches of a dead brittlebush, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


Summer afternoon—
a dove on a barren branch
repeats the same note.

 
Haiku and photo © 2017 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Haiku My Heart for the End of 2016

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Brittlebush blossoms in December, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
  

as winter deepens
the first bright blossoms appear—
wilderness glory

 
Haiku and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
Lovers of small words and small poems usually gather each Friday with Rebecca at Recuerda Mi Corazon to share their haiku. However, because Rebecca’s computer is down, we will gather here today. Welcome!
 
 

Tattered

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Brittlebush blossoms, early January, Sonoran Desert, Yuma County, Arizona
 


first days of the year—
only some tattered blossoms
on the brittlebush

 
Haiku © 2016 and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher

Brightening

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Brittlebush blossoms, early January, Sonoran Desert, Yuma County, Arizona
 


even in winter
auspicious yellow blossoms
brightening the land

 
Haiku © 2016 and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher

Rising

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Brittlebush blossoms, late December, Sonoran Desert, Yuma County, Arizona
 


brittlebush blossoms
rising to greet the new year—
even crows join in

 
Haiku © 2015 and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher

Ragged

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Brittlebush in bloom, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 

brittlebush blossoms
even the ragged edges
outshine the full moon

 
Haiku and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher

Companions

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Brittlebush leaves at twilight Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


the brittlebush leaves
gathering light to themselves
my sole companions
 
~~ ~~ ~~
 
The best companions are in nature.

 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Remnants

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Brittlebush blossoms, early January, Sonoran Desert, Yuma County, Arizona
 


There are no blossoms,
except some tattered remnants,
on the brittlebush.

 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Auspicious

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Brittlebush blossoms, early January, Sonoran Desert, Yuma County, Arizona
 


Even in winter
auspicious blossoms appear,
dealing a new hand.

 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Rising

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Brittlebush blossoms, late December, Sonoran Desert, Yuma County, Arizona
 


brittlebush blossoms
rising to greet the new year—
blind boy claps with glee

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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