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Task

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Watching through my window as the Arizona sun rises in September
 


Little mourning dove,
singing up the sun each day—
this task falls to you.

 
Haiku and photo © 2017 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Unity

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Yuma Conservation Garden, Yuma, Arizona
 


Three ducks on a pond,
in unity of purpose,
seek the day’s first catch.

 
Haiku and photo © 2017 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
More Midweek Motif at Poets United: “Unity”

Winter

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December sunrise, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


first day of winter—
looking in vain for snowflakes
at the sun’s rising

 
Haiku and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher

Dawn

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Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


birth of a new day—
songs emerging from each leaf
celebrate the light

 
 
Haiku and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Threat

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Another sizzling day begins, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 

first day of autumn—
an equatorial threat
knifing through the trees

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

Sunrise

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A new day begins, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


Just before sunrise
a mourning dove fluffs her wings
for the day’s first flight.

 
Haiku and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Stained

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Day’s end, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


Mourning doves nestle
among the twisted branches,
stained with day’s last light.

 
Haiku and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Birth

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Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


birth of a new day—
tiny celebration songs
in each twig and leaf

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

Mysteries

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Palo verde trees, planted to enhance a landscape, Southern Arizona
 


Shadowy mysteries emerge at day’s end.

 
Text and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Cradling

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Sunrise, seen through the branches of an ironwood tree, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


wasteland citizen—
gnarled and twisted ironwood
cradling day’s first light

 
Haiku and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Midweek Motif at Poets United: “Citizen(ship)”