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Burning

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Sunset over Zacatecas, México
 


midsummer evening—
houses of desolation
burning without fire

 
Text © 2015 and photo © 2012 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Fruitless

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Cholla cactus, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Southern California
 


Seeking shepherd’s purse
in lands of desolation—
fruitless is the task.

 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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More Carpe Diem: “Shepherd’s Purse”
 
More Haiku My Heart at Recuerda Mi Corazon

Hoping

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Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


in desolation
hoping for just one blossom
on the cherry tree

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Carpe Diem: “First Cherry Blossom (Hatsu Hana)”

Fire

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Sunset, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


October evening—
the house of desolation
burning without fire

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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More Carpe Diem: “Fire”

Shrine

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Remains of a dead Desert Willow (Chilopsis linearis), Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Southern California
 


stripped of every leaf
willow in the wilderness—
desolation’s shrine

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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More Carpe Diem: “Shiki’s ‘The Cuckoo’s Cry'”

Desolation

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An outcropping of stone, Wupatki National Monument, Northern Arizona
 


seeking one ripe plum
in lands of desolation
raven sniffs the wind

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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More Sunday Scribblings 2: “Plum”