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No Saddle


gazing at the text
from her lover far away—
a taste of honey
 
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stifling afternoon
without the cooling breezes
she was hoping for
 
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Sweltering June day—
the old abbot stubs his toe
near the temple gate.
 
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nursing home at dusk—
the glint in her eyes dimming
as she sees the end
 
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no saddle, no reins
on the untamed horse called death—
her wild ride forward

 
Haiku © 2018 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
More Sunday’s Whirligig #167
 
More Poetry Pantry #408 at Poets United
 

Cooling

Upper Lake Mary, Oct. 2016 photo DSC_0125_zpsec6nukdj.jpg
Autumn starts to show some color, even as a storm is brewing, Coconino County, Arizona
 

autumn afternoon—
the cooling conversation
between earth and sky

 
Haiku and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
More SkyWatch Friday
 
More Midweek Motif at Poets United: “Conversation”

Resting

Yellow trumpet bush photo yellowtrumpetbush_zps3bae8a2c.jpg
Yellow trumpet bush (Tecoma stans), Yuma Quartermaster Depot, Yuma, Arizona
 


two pilgrims resting
in the blooms’ cooling shadows—
arduous journey

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Blue Monday
 
More SkyWatch Friday
 
More Shadow Shot Sunday 2
 
More Carpe Diem: “The Way of St. James”