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Contemplation

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Corn husk Madonna and Child in a Yuma County, Arizona church
 


in the season’s rush
taking time to contemplate
how a mother loves

 
Haiku and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
More Blue Monday
 
More Our World Tuesday
 
More Haiku Horizons: “Rush”
 
More Twelve Days of Mary at Recuerda Mi Corazon

Breathless

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“La Sagrada Familia,” artist unknown, Museo Zacatecano Zacatecas, México
 


skipping and prancing
he leaves his parents breathless—
holy child at play

 
Poem © 2016 and photo © 2012 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Midweek Motif at Poets United: “Parents”

Swing

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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”

Cloaked

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Mother and child on an early morning stroll, San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, México
 


cloaked in morning light
carrying her only child
into the unknown

 
Haiku and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Twelve Days of Mary

Clopping

Nativity
 


clopping of camels
as they perform their slow dance
for the manger child

 
Text © 2015 and photo © 2012 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Carpe Diem: “Camels”
 
More Haiku My Heart at Recuerda Mi Corazon

Bag

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Sunrise making the Milky Way invisible, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


a brown paper bag
concealing the Milky Way
clutched in a child’s hand

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More SkyWatch Friday
 
More Carpe Diem: “Milky Way”
 
More Haiku My Heart at Recuerda Mi Corazon

If…

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San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, México
 


If anyone comes,
do not open the gate, child—
the melons will flee.

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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More Our World Tuesday
 
More Carpe Diem: “Issa’s ‘O Cooling Melons!'”